History of Albania
Ismail Qemali raises the Albanian flag in the city of Vlora declaring independence and signaling the end of 500 years of Ottoman rule
The decision was made by the Great Powers to split almost half of the Albanian territory and population between the neighboring nations of Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Greece.
The Communist Party and its regime came to power in Albania.
A violent campaign against all religious beliefs and practices culminates into Albania being declared the world’s first atheistic state.
The Communist Party ends and the new government is democratically elected. The first missionaries move into Albania, and YWAM Albania begins.
118 years after its founding, the Albanian Evangelical Brotherhood, which unites most of the Evangelical churches and organizations in Albania, is formally recognized by the Albanian government.
Albania was accepted to join the European Union.