Enver Hoxha (1908-1985) was an Albanian Communist politician, the country's leader from 1954.
He founded the Albanian Communist Party in 1941, and headed the liberation movement (1939-1944). He was prime minister (1944-1954), combining with foreign affairs (1946-1953), and from 1954 was first secretary of the Albanian Party of Labour.
In policy he was a Stalinist, and independent of both Chinese and Soviet communism.
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Enver Hoxha was the leader of Albania from 1944 until his death in 1985.