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Fan Stylian Noli

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Fan Stylian Noli, Turkish bishop. Member The Albanian Federation, Vatra, Society of Pi Kappa Lambda.; Member Albanian Orthodox Church Translated Othello, Hamlet, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Don Quixote and several of Ibsen’s works from English to Albanian. Published Beethoven and the French Revolution, George Castrioti Scanderbeg, 1947.

Background

Noli, Fan Stylian was born on January 6, 1882 in Ibrik-Tepe, Thrace, Turkey. Son of Stylian George and Mary (Gollachi) Noli.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1912. Bachelor of Music, New England Conservatory, 1938. Doctor of Philosophy, Boston University, 1945.

Career

Ordained priest, 1908, founded Albanian Orthodox Church in American, Boston, Massachusetts. Translated orthodox liturgy from Greek into Albanian for first time: delegate of Albania to League of Nations, Geneva, 1920. Minister of foreign affairs of Albania, 1921.

Consecrated Bishop Metropolitan of Durazzo, Albania, 1923. Prime minister of Albania, 1924. Bishop metropolitan Albanian Orthodox Diocese American, since 1930.

Membership

Member The Albanian Federation, Vatra, Society of Pi Kappa Lambda. Member Albanian Orthodox Church Translated Othello, Hamlet, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Don Quixote and several of Ibsen’s works from English to Albanian. Published Beethoven and the French Revolution, George Castrioti Scanderbeg, 1947.

Connections

father:
Stylian George Noli

mother:
Mary (Gollachi) Noli