Edi Rama

Albanian politician

Edvin "Edi" Rama (born 4 July 1964[1]) is an Albanian politician, artist and writer. He has been the Prime Minister of Albania since 2013.[2] Rama has been the leader of the Socialist Party of Albania since 2005. Rama was Minister of Culture, Youth, and Sports from 1998 to 2000. He was Mayor of Tirana from 2000 to 2011.

Edvin Rama
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32nd Prime Minister of Albania
Assumed office
15 September 2013
PresidentBujar Nishani
DeputyNiko Peleshi
Preceded bySali Berisha
Chairman of the Socialist Party
Assumed office
10 October 2005
Preceded byFatos Nano
Mayor of Tirana
In office
11 October 2000 – 25 July 2011
Preceded byAlbert Brojka
Succeeded byLulzim Basha
Personal details
Born (1964-07-04) 4 July 1964 (age 56)
Tirana, Albania
Political partySocialist Party
Spouse(s)Matilda Makoçi (Divorced)
Linda Rama (2010–present)
ChildrenGregor Rama
Zaho Rama
WebsiteOfficial website


  1. "Prime Minister Edi Rama: Albania's European Renaissance". Friedl Business Information. 8 May 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2015.
  2. "Albania profile". BBC. 11 November 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2015.