Zog I


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Zog I

 (zōg) Originally Ahmed Bey Zogolli. 1895-1961.
Albanian president (1925-1928) and king (1928-1946) who fled the country after Italy's invasion (1939) and later abdicated.

Zog I

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(Biography) 1895–1961, king of Albania (1928–39), formerly prime minister (1922–24) and president (1925–28). He allowed Albania to become dominated by Fascist Italy and fled into exile when Mussolini invaded (1939)
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Leka's grandfather Zog I, fled when Italian Fascist troops invaded Albania in 1939, a year after his wedding with Hungarian Princess Geraldine Apponyi.
Zog I was probably the strangest monarch of the twentieth century.
But it's Rita Ora who wants to stamp her authority on the contest by holding her judges' houses session in an Albanian mansion - once home to King Zog I, who was overthrown in 1939.
SHORTLY BEFORE FIVE O'CLOCK on Saturday, September 1st, 1928, Europe gained a new kingdom and its only Muslim king: thirty-two year-old Zog I of Albania.
CHILDREN'S book favourite Zog is being brought to life on the stage.
Zog is adapted and directed by Mike Shepherd (founder and artistic director of Kneehigh), with an original folk score by Johnny Flynn (currently starring in True West in the West End), and designs by Katie Sykes (Jane Eyre at the National Theatre).
Large in size, and keen in nature, Zog is eager to win a golden star at Madam Dragon's school, where dragons learn all the things that dragons need to know.
Zog is a clumsy chap who gets himself into many a scrape at dragon school, but is helped along by a kind young lass, until he meets his worst challenge of all - capturing a princess.
Hugh said: "I'm a huge fan of the books and Zog is a hell of a guy, so I really couldn't believe my luck when I was asked to voice this accident-prone orange dragon."