On February 14th, 1905, in Monastery, was born Rasim Kolonja. He took the first lessons in his homeland near the French Secular Mission. After this he came in Albania and successfully completed the National Lyceum Korca. In 1932, he was graduated as a lawyer at the Academy of Tuluza in France. In homeland, he began his judicial career, in Vlora and then in Gjirokastra. During the judicial process against Toto brothers, he was appointed as civil judge, investigator at the Special Military Court. In the years of occupation of the country he worked as judge in Shkodra, and after the liberation he was appointed prosecutor in Berat, where he served until his retirement.