Principality of Arbër

Albanian principality (1190-1255)

The Principality of Arbër, also known as Arbanon or Arbëria, was the first Albanian state. It existed during the Middle Ages. It was formed around 1190. The Principality ended in 1255.

Principality of Arbër
Principata e Arbërit
1190–1255
Principality of Arbër at its maximum extension
Principality of Arbër at its maximum extension
StatusPrincipality
CapitalKruja
Common languagesAlbanian
Religion
Eastern Orthodox
GovernmentPrincipality
Prince (archon[1]) 
• fl. 1190-1198
Progon (first)
• fl. 1253-1255
Golem (last)
Historical eraMedieval
• Established
1190
• Disestablished
1255
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Byzantine Empire
Kingdom of Albania

ReferencesEdit

  1. Ducellier 1981, p. 63