15 November 1944, died the great friend of Albania Edith Durham

Edith Durham

On November 15th, 1944, died the great English friend of Albanian people, the prominent albanologist Edith Durham. Since the beginning of the last century, until the end of the life, she was dedicated to national issues, supported it and our people in the most difficult days with numerous publications, even materially for the innocent victims of the Balkan wars and chauvinistic neighbors terror. Albanians knew how to reward t her kindness and its exemplary humanism. In the years of World War II, when London was bombed by the Nazis, and the people suffer for bread, Fan Noli and other exiles sent in her address food and clothes. Today the name of the great friend, Edith Durham, holds schools and streets of the capital and Albania.

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