18 January 1900, was born the intellectual Skënder Luarasi

In Luaras, Kolonja on January 19th, 1900 was born Skënder Luarasi, democrat, writer, translator and lecturer. He finished his studies in the United States and Austria.After graduation he worked as a teacher in Vlore, Tirana and Shkodra. Volunteer in international brigades in the Spanish civil war, where besides the guns used and the microphone too, making him the first Albanian radio-phonic correspondent. After the liberation he worked as editor and translator in the Publishing House “Naim Frashëri” and then as a professor of foreign languages at UT. Skender Luarasi has written many works and albanianized some English and German authors.