Albania

Last King of Albania Returning Home

King Zog I ruled from Albania from 1928 to 1939 and died in France in 1961. His body is being exhumed and sent to the Albanian capital

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The remains of Albania's King Zog I were flown back to his country on Thursday after being exhumed in a cemetery near Paris. Zog, who reigned from 1928 to 1939, died in France in 1961. 

Zog's remains were to be put on show in Tirana on arrival Thursday before being transferred on Saturday to a mausoleum for the royal family that has just been built as part of festivities to mark the centenary of independence from the Ottoman empire.