Enver HOXHA (16-10-1908–11-04-1985)
Great and glorious leader of the PPSH (Party of Labour of Albania), the People's Republic of Albania and the Albanian people, outstanding revolutionary and Marxist-Leninist, he faithfully defended the teachings of Marx, Engels, Lenin and Stalin and developed them further, the founder and organizer of the Communist Party of Albania (today, Party of Labour), legendary leader, organizer and strategist of the antifascist national struggle for liberation and the people's revolution, creator and leader of the new power of government of the dictatorship of the proletariat, outstanding statesman, architect of the build-up of the socialism; founder and general commandant of the armed forces of the socialistic people's republic of Albania; outstanding personality of the international communism and the struggle for liberation of the oppressed peoples; the biggest historical figure of our people and our nation which dedicated his whole life to the party, the people, the native country and to the matter of communism. First secretary of the Central Committee of the Party of Labour of Albania, chairman of the democratic front of Albania, chairman of the defense council, two times popular hero, hero of the socialistic work.
The life and work Enver Hoxhas is the alive history of Albania, bounded with him are all class struggles and all attained historical victories by the native country and our people within these last 50 years of the epoch of the people's revolution and the socialism. Enver Hoxha wasn't only immediate participant of the great direction changes in newer history of our people but has immediately had influence on its course. Personified in his person were the most valuable qualities of our time honored people, that pugnacious and noble-minded character, those shining and heroic traditions, that rebellious and noble spirit, which were forged and hardened in the struggles of the centuries for liberty and independence, for light and knowledge, for the ground and bread.
Enver Hoxha was born on October 16th, 1908 in Gjirokastra to a family well-known because of her patriotic tradition. He spent the early childhood and youth years (1908-1927) in family and social surroundings, strongly bounded with the fights for the national liberation off of the Ottoman yoke, with the events which led to the declaration of independence of Albania, with the endeavors, to protect and maintain the territorial integrity of Albania, threatened by the intentions of those neighbours and chauvinists who wanted to appropriate Albania forcibly.
After he ended the town school "Drita" (1917-1924) Enver Hoxha continued the studies at the French lycée, in the beginning in Gjirokastra (1924-1927) and later in Korça (1927-1930). He, hardworking student and being thirsty after knowledge and culture, became also to the young revolutionary democrat in this period. Admirer of Avni Rustemi and the progressive organization "Bashkimi", of the civil-democratic revolution of June 1924, after the counter revolutionary turn and after the take-over of A. Zogu (December 1924) Enver Hoxha will join the rows of the adversaries of the obscurantistic and medieval regime, which governed Albania.
The years of remaining in Korça to complete the lycée played a special role in the revolutionary education and nurture of the young Enver Hoxha. Here, he approached the workers of Korças, came through them into contact with communist literature and communist ideas and joined the communist movement of that time.
After the conclusion of the lycée with good results, in October 1930 Enver Hoxha is entitled to start the study at the university. But unlike his wishes and passions for the science of the history and the politics, he becomes the scholarship for the faculty of the natural sciences (special subject biology) at the University of Montpellier, France.
In March of the year 1934 the scholarship is withdrawn from him by Zog's Kingdom and he is forced to leave Montpellier and he goes to Paris where he stays by the end of the year 1935.
To earn the most minimal life costs he does ordinary work and casual works and attend to lectures at the legal faculty simultaneously, betake himself to the surroundings of the worker partisans, attend to Marxist education clubs of the Communist Party of France and ties connections with the organ of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of France, "Humanité".
After it he succeeds to obtain a job in Brussels as an only employee in the Albanian consulate in Belgium, but after some months, beginning summer 1936, the Albanian government dismissed him because of his revolutionary views and because he had filled up the only office of the consulate with Marxist literature.
Finally in July of the year 1936 Enver Hoxha returns to the native country and from this moment he dedicates the efforts and aims of his life to the fight to the liberation of the people. The oath which he gave on July 29th,1936 on the grave of Bajo Topulli, in Gjirokastra, that he and the whole youth will fight for "a better Albania", for "a successful progress of the native country" and "the real union of the nation", was for him a program of the fight.
After he stays without work for months, he gives lessons as a supply teacher at the secondary school in Tirana during some time, he finds an employment as a professor at the French lycée in Korça in April of the year 1937. Enver Hoxha restores the connection with the communist group "The Work" very fast and becomes with his theoretical horizon and his practical activities one of the most active members and with a most promising future of the communist movement of Albania.
At the threshold of the fascist occupation of Albania (April 1939) Enver Hoxha together with the old guard of the communists from Korça, makes everything to the mobilization of the volunteers, the organization of the people resistance everywhere and led the broad demonstrations which take place also in Korça like all over in Albania.
His revolutionary activities developed after the occupation, what was the fascist fast into the eye and they dismissed him in December 1939 with the reason, to be an "element against the regime". On his request and due to the decision of the communist group of Korça, Enver Hoxha was sent to Tirana in January of the year 1940 with the task, to expand the activities of the group on a healthy basis, by being worked for the organization of the antifascist movement at the same time in the capital and the other areas of the country. The long, arduous and glorious way of the professional revolutionary started for Enver Hoxha already since this moment.
The branch of the communist group of Korças in Tirana with Enver Hoxha at the lead changed to an important center of the communist and antifascist movement in the capital. Until October 1941 he hid his revolutionary activities behind the "profession of a seller and dealer" in the store "Flora", while he betake himself into illegality after the demonstration of October 28th, 1941.
The largest historical income Enver Hoxhas for this period consists in the fact that he understood the essential necessity of the creation of the Communist Party of Albania as a defining prerequisite to the mobilization, organization and leadership of the people in the fight for the national and social liberation in its depth. He dedicated all his strengths and efforts to the realization of these basic tasks.
Very fast he tied strong connections with communist militant like Qemal Stafa, Vasil Shanto, etc. and together with these he fought and worked for it, that the disputes and quarrels which were between the groupings then stopped and that based on the Marxist-Leninist the Communist Party of Albania was created.
On November 8th, 1941, after two years of untiring and uninterrupted work under heavy conditions of the fascist terror, Enver Hoxha accomplished together with the true Albanian communists the work which would represent the radical turn in the destiny of the people and our country. They founded the Communist Party of Albania, the faithful leader who would show the people the way of the fight for the national and social liberation and later the way to the socialism.
The Foundation Meeting (8th-14th November, 1941) elected Enver Hoxha as a member of the Provisional Central Committee and although no secretary of the Central Committee became decided, he became commissioned with the management of the work of the Provisional Central Committee. Enver Hoxha in cooperation with Qemal Stafa is designing at this moment the two first programmatic documents of the CPA in which the political, ideological and organizational base of the party and the basic questions of their general line are fixed: "Resolution of the Foundation Meeting" and "Proclamation of the Central Committee to the Albanian People". On November 23rd, 1941, Enver Hoxha takes part in the name of the Central Committee of the CPA as a leader at the meeting for the foundation of the Communist Youth Organisation of Albania.
Immediately after the foundation of the CPA Enver Hoxha starts together with the comrades and at their lead with iron will the work to the organization and distribution of the party in the whole country, works out the party line to the mobilization of the masses in a broad antifascist front and for the organization and expansion of the armed fight against the occupying forces.
Known in the party and in the rows of the sympathizers under the pseudonyms "Tarasi", "Shpati", "Valbona", "Hasani", "Saliu", "Malo", ect., sometimes pass himself off as a worker, sometimes as a dealer and intellectual, he develops under the conditions of the terror and the most difficult illegality frequent and successful revolutionary activities in the capital during the whole year 1942, holding also the task of the political office of the district Tirana until March of the year 1943. From the middle of December 1942 until May 1943 he is mainly active in the zone of Elbasan and Tirana, while he leaves from the middle of May 1943 Tirana and the surroundings and the cities of Elbasan, Korça, Skrapari, Përmeti, Berati, etc., until the complete liberation of the country he conduct and command the party, the national liberation army and the young people's state.
All defining and essential events of the party and the people during the years of the antifascist national struggle for liberation carry the stamp of the Marxist-Leninist way of thinking and the excellent revolutionary activity Enver Hoxhas. On initiative and under the leading of Enver Hoxha successful preparation work was done for such important meetings as the First Counsel of the Active Voice of the CPA (April 1942), the extraordinary Conference of the CPA (June 1942), First Country Conference of the CPA (March 1943), etc., analyses and decisions, which have an essential meaning to the ideological, political and organizational toughening of the party, for its cleaning of remains of the old spirit of the groupings, of parliamentary groupistic, trotskian, deviant elements and for the strengthening of the connection with the masses and for the expansion of the antifascist national struggle for liberation.
The First Country Conference, which because of the great problems that it analyzed and the historical decisions of that it took hold, had the meaning of a Party Congress, elected Enver Hoxha member of the Politburo and secretary general of the CPA.
The Conference of Peza (September 1942), organized on initiative of the CPA and personal initiative Enver Hoxhas, created the base of the National Liberation Front, as a political organization in which one the pugnacious union of the Albanian people under the leadership of the CPA would be realized.
At the head of the Central Committee of the Party, Enver Hoxha worked out the military line of the CPA and lead its execution to the organization and extension of the armed rebellion in all areas of the country, and in the direct fight, the creation of the National Liberation Army of Albania. As politcommissar of the general staff of the National Liberation Army (June 1943) and later as general commanding officer of the National Liberation Army (May 1944) Enver Hoxha puts all his talents and abilities into the service of the creation, into the getting greater and the toughening of the National Liberation Army as an army of the people. He made an excellent contribution to the historical victory of the antifascist national struggle for liberation and the erection and defense of the people's democratic order.
To the CPA and its leader Enver Hoxha are given the historical merits that they connected and merged the fight for the national liberation closely with the fight for the social liberation, the fall of the old power and the arrangement of the new people's power. The directives and instructions of the Central Committee and Enver Hoxhas have played a decisive role to the creation, spreading and strengthening of the National Liberation Councils as a base of the new revolutionary power of government as an organ of the fight and the union of the people.
The Second Conference of the National Liberation (September 1943), called together on initiative of the Central Committee of the CPA and on personal initiative Enver Hoxhas, declared the National Liberation Councils as only power of the Albanian people, shattering with that the endeavors and hopes of the reaction within the country to the power of government and the plans of the Anglo-Americans, who maneuvered with their different groupings within and outside the country. The conference combined to one vote and approved the condemnation of the agreement of Mukja, the treacherous compromise of the opportunists with the heads of the reactionary organization of Balli Kombëtar (National Union) which disregarded the reached victories and undermined the prospects of the development of the people's revolution. At the condemnation of this agreement by the Central Committee of the Party the role Enver Hoxhas was decisive.
In this whole period, particularly in difficult winter of the years 1943-1944, Enver Hoxha developed at the head of the Central Committee and the general staff of the National Liberation Army an intensive activity and made an excellent contribution with decisive importance to the keeping, increasing and to the uninterrupted strengthening of the party, the National Liberation Councils and the National Liberation Army also under the new, extremely difficult and complicated conditions, which were created by the incursion of the Nazi occupying forces, by their organization of the general attack in winter 1943-1944, by the open collaboration of the inner reaction with the Nazis and by the reactionary maneuvers and intentions of the anglo-american allies.
In spring of the year 1944, after the failures of the hostile general attack of the winter 1943-1944, and as the inner and outer reaction feverishly tried to change the situation in its favour, concluded the Communist Party of Albania with Enver Hoxha at the lead, that the moment had definitely come to solve the question of the political power in favour of the rebellious people. On suggestion of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Albania of May 24th, 1944 became started with the work of the First Antifascist National Liberation Congress, the Congress of Përmet, which founded the Albanian people's democratic state. The antifascist committee which resulted from this Congress was factual the first people's democratic government of Albania. The general secretary of the Communist Party of Albania, Enver Hoxha, was appointed president of this committee. The Second Meeting of the Antifascist National Liberation Committee (October 1944), it was held in Berat, decided the transformation of the Antifascist Committee to the Provisional Democratic Government of Albania. Enver Hoxha was appointed prime minister.
With the consciousness for Leninist-Marxist revolutionary for the great responsibility which the party and the people entrusted to him, Enver Hoxha makes all his strengths, talents and energies available to the organizing of the new state just arose; he faces the English plans to land and to intervene in Albania with great strength and causes them to fail; he prepares the general attack of the National Liberation Army for the complete liberation of the country and the assistance of a part of our military forces in the struggle for liberation of the peoples of Yugoslavia and leads these.
On November 28th, 1944, after five years fight and titanic efforts, the first people's democratic government marches with Enver Hoxha as prime minister into the free Tirana.
After the liberation of the country Enver Hoxha played an excellent role at the head of the party and rendered the decisive contribution for the working-out and the execution of the build-up program of the country and the transition of Albania on the way to the socialism. He is always leading in the fight and at the efforts to the organization, strenghtening and defence of the state of the dictatorship of the proletariat, for its establishment in all sectors, such revolutionary changes which will make it possible, that the people's revolution, which had led to success in the field of the politics, develop also in the fields of the economy, the society, the culture, etc. and would protect the socialist build-up of the country through it.
In the discussions with the attitudes of the fallen classes, against the opportunistic and liberal civil opinions and attitudes, he led the party and the people since the first years after the liberation on the way of the destruction of the positions of the foreign capital in Albania (1944-1945), the nationalization with a democratic and revolutionary character and for the creation of the socialist sector in the economy (1945-1946), the execution of the agricultural reform, the educational reform (1946-1947) and a number other revolutionary changes which represented the first steps and victories of the new socialist order of Albania.
On January 11th, 1946 the legislative meeting declared, expressing the people's will, Albania to the People’s Republic, elected the new government and commissioned Enver Hoxha with the task of the chairman of the council of ministers.
Since this first legislation Enver Hoxha was elected continuous as a deputy of the parliament. As prime minister and foreign minister within the first years of the life of the new Albanian state, Enver Hoxha made with a clever, courageous and farsighted politics his own valuable contribution to the recognition of the new Albania and the defence of its rights in the international arena. In September 1946, at the head of the Albanian delegation at the Peace Conference in Paris, he expresses the will of the Albanian people to the defence of the own sovereign interests and unmasks publicly the intentions of the chauvinistic neighbours for the violent appropriation and the reactionary antialbanian maneuvers of the imperialistic powers.
The role Enver Hoxhas was decisive in the mastery of the extremely difficult and dangerous situation in front of which the party and our country because of the intentions of the leadership of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia stood. In the service of these intentions since the years of the antifascist national struggle for liberation the Yugoslavian leaders and their deputies in Albania had developed an intensive activity for the weakening of the Communist Party of Albania, to the undermining of the fight of the Albanian people, to the elimination of the most determined elements of the leadership of the party and in first line of the secretary general in which they saw the main obstacle for the execution of their plans.
Since those years Enver Hoxha opposed powerfully the pressure and the brutal interventions of the leadership and the agencies of Yugoslavia that these in the lap of the leadership of the Communist Party of Albania had created. After the liberation of the country he developed at the head of the party a determined, fundamental and courageous fight for the preservation of the Marxist-Leninist line of the Communist Party of Albania and the independence of the native country. The decidedly fundamental attitudes Enver Hoxhas were of historical importance, they were decisive for the shattering of the plans for the violent appropriation by the leadership of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia and the Yugoslavian state.
Although the Communist Party of Albania wasn't informed about the basic disagreements between the Communist Party of the Soviet Union with J.V. Stalin at the head and the leadership of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia, the principle strength and the logic of the fight against the revisionist views and actions of the titoist leadership had led the Communist Party of Albania and Enver Hoxha to the same conclusions as that one of J. V. Stalin. This unity of Marxist-Leninist trains of thought came out clearly after the letters of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union to the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia (1948). In the public branding of the Yugoslavian leadership rendered our party with its experience and determined attitude its own contribution. In its unshakeable and fundamental fight against the Yugoslavian variant of the modern revisionism, the Party of Labour of Albania with Enver Hoxha at the lead has done a large contribution of international importance to the defence of the Marxism-Leninism.
Immediately after the shattering of the titoist danger, which threatened Albania, the work of the 1st Congress of the Communist Party of Albania (November 1948) was under the leadership of Enver Hoxha, who arranged the complete build-up program of the bases of the socialist economy in our country, prepared and carried out with complete success. The historical report which was held to the Congress by Enver Hoxha represents the first work of the Albanian Marxist-Leninist historiography, in it, after a whole historical period, particularly the way of the fight of the Albanian people with the Communist Party of Albania at the lead since November 1941 to 1948, scientifically correctly and exactly analyzed, the main ways and main directions of the political, economic and socio-cultural developments of the socialist Albania were fixed.
With his revolutionary deliberateness and logical consistency is Enver Hoxha in this whole period at the top of the fight and the efforts of the socialist Albania for the expansion of its connections of the diplomacy and the trade with other countries, the following of a well-neighbourly politics, the decided resistance to the plans and the reactionary and warhunt policy of the international imperialism with the American imperialism at the lead, for the increased strengthening of the friendly and internationalist connections with the Soviet Union and with those countries which after the second World War wheeled in on the way of the revolutionary socialist changes. He is the smith of the special friendship which has arisen in this period between the Albanian people and the Soviet people, lead by J. V. Stalin. Commencing with the year 1947 Enver Hoxha has met J. V. Stalin five times.
Enver Hoxha is the immediate organizer and leader of all those revolutionary transformations who were made in our country after the liberation, inspirer of all those monumental activities, which changed the appearance of the new Albania. He has worked out and fixed the economic line of the party. The policy of the industrialization of the country, the collectivisation and the modernization of the agriculture carries the stamp of his creative and independent thinking. He is the inspirer of our five-year plans which represented the stages of the increase and development of our socialist economy. There isn't any work which was built up with us, with which his initiatives and his considerations would have been missing. The great teachings of the Comrade Enver Hoxha and his untiring activities to the build-up of a new of the contents revolutionary culture with nationally deep foundation and profound spirit of the people and the democracy are the signposts for the realization both from the contents deep and of the expanded breadth ideological and cultural revolution, by means of which Albania made within short time at the education, the culture, in technology and science a very big jump ahead.
Particularly after the year 1953 followed the constant pressure and the threats of the imperialistic enemies and the titoist revisionists against the socialist people's republic of Albania the pressure and the interventions of the new enemies, the Khrushchevite revisionists. Enver Hoxha is to be given the historical merit, that the Party of Labour of Albania in this extremely dangerous period didn't allow, that the revisionist theory and practice which the Khrushchevite leadership carried out and propagated in their line and attitude found a place. The party resisted this revisionist course farsightedly and took care that all pressure and all traps positioned by the Khrushchevites which should lead to the change of the situation in Albania didn't have success.
The report which Enver Hoxha held on the Plenum of the Central Committee of the Party in February 1957, although for tactical reasons the Soviet leadership isn't attacked by name, stands with its whole contents complete, and the Party of Labour of Albania unmistakable, against the revisionist line which on the XX Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union was declared official and which was welcomed by all other Khrushchevites of the other countries. In June 1960, Enver Hoxha, at the head of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Party of Labour of Albania, played by the uncovering and the failure of the Khrushchevite conspiracy at the 'Meeting of Bucharest' an excellent role, while he is going at the head of the delegation of the Central Committee of the Party of Labour of Albania to Moscow in November 1960, to take part in the meeting of the 81 Communist and Workers Parties of the world.
The speech Enver Hoxhas in this meeting for the defence of the theory and practice of the Marxism-Leninism represents the first official condemnation and unmask of the treacherous line of the Khrushchevite leadership. The right thesis and attitudes of the Party of Labour of Albania in the cardinal questions of our epoch, reflected in this to all eternity internationally important document, represents the base, on which, a little later, the uncompromising fight between the Marxism-Leninism on the one hand and the modern revisionism on the other hand openly broke out and further on lasts.
After the final separation from the modern revisionists Enver Hoxha at the head of the party and the people developed with his excellent Marxist-Leninist views an uninterrupted and fruitful theoretical and practical activity to the uninterrupted revolution of the party, the power of government and the whole life of the country, to the toughening of the dictatorship of the proletariate, for the uninterrupted and permanent development and increase of the socialist economy of a five-year plan to the next, on the basis of the principle to support themselves on the own strengths, for the blossoming of the arts and the socialist culture, for the increase of the well-being of the masses, to the education and uninterrupted revolution of the new human, for the closing of the loopholes of the civil-revisionist degeneration and the return of the capitalism, for the constant strengthening of the defence of the native country.
In the sharp class struggle against the inner and outer, open and masked enemies who have coordinated attempt during decades to undermine the revolution and to overthrow the socialism in Albania, the role and the amounts Enver Hoxhas, his vigilance, his sharpness, his strength to draw conclusions and to make generalizations were decisive and essential. The Party of Labour of Albania is toughened within all these decades in accordance with the teachings and under the immediate leadership of Enver Hoxha incessantly at political, ideological and organizational level, to lay down a right Marxist-Leninist line in all aspects and pursues it, lets its leading role in the whole life of the country increase, shows itself merciless opposite the class enemies, toughens the unity of the thinking and the acting, the unity in the own rows, forges the tough connections with the people in the fight for the build-up and the defence of the socialist native country and the dictatorship of the proletariate.
With a deep Marxist-Leninist clarity Enver Hoxha worked out the revolutionary ideas of the Party of Labour of Albania of the defence of the native country, the people's army and the art of war of the war of the people. Enver Hoxha has established in scientific way the necessity of the armament and the military education of the whole people, the replacement of the former army quartered in barracks by the soldier's people, by the people's army as a component of the large army of the people, making every soldier to the citizen and every citizen to the soldier. Enver Hoxha worked out the basic ideas of the military art of the people's war as the military art of the working classes at the power and the socialist state encircled by imperialistic and revisionist states, to face every military aggression and to win it. Enver Hoxha is to be given the large merit that he with farsightedness and revolutionary courage took the part for the idea Lenins of the Free Military School, this deepened and it realized. The ideas Enver Hoxhas to the military line of the Party of Labour of Albania are creative accomplishments and enrichments of the Marxist-Leninist military science, its brilliant defence in the fight against the inner and outer enemies, a powerful weapon to the ideo-political education and fight education of the armed forces of the socialist people's republic of Albania and the soldier's people, to the unmask of the military theories of the revisionists and the bourgeois.
With the teachings and under the leadership of Enver Hoxha the party and our state defied courageously during this whole period the aggressive encirclement, the imperialistic-revisionist pressure and the blockades and worked out that revolutionary, independent and internationalist foreign policy and carried these out which introduced Albania in the whole world, in the international arena with recognition and reputation, welcomed by the peoples and the revolutionary forces.
Enver Hoxha is the inspirer and leader of the principle and uncompromising fight which the Party of Labour of Albania and the Albanian people have developed against the imperialism and the social imperialism, with the American and Soviet at the lead, and against the modern revisionism of all colors - Titoism, Khrushchevism, Eurocommunism, Maoism.
In the scope of this principle fight of national and international importance played the Party of Labour of Albania and Enver Hoxha personally, especially within the years 1970-1980, an excellent role and rendered a historical contribution for the uncovering and unmask of the opportunistic and treacherous line of the Communist Party of China, the antimarxist and antialbanian national policy of the Chinese leadership.
As defender and great fighter for the question of the Marxism-Leninism and the revolution, of the Marxist-Leninist strengths, the proletariat and the nations, as mettled supporter of the fights for liberty and independence, the defence of the peace and the international security, Enver Hoxha as clever personality of the international communist movement and as a clever statesman became well-known on the whole world.
He any time raised his powerful voice for the defence of the national and democratic rights which are entitled to the Albanian brothers in Kosova and the other areas in Yugoslavia. Because of this principle, right and correct attitude Enver Hoxha was loved, respected and admired by all Albanians.
The theoretical work Enver Hoxha is outermost wide diversified. It is a contribution of great value for the defence, enrichment and development of the Marxist-Leninist theory, particularly of the basic problems of the revolution, of the socialist build-up, of the dictatorship of the proletariate, the Marxist-Leninist party and its decisive role in the whole historical stage of the socialism, etc.
On decision of the Central Committee of the Party of Labour of Albania, commencing with the year 1968, the publication of the works of Comrade Enver Hoxha was started. Up till now 46 volumes were published. Parallel to it one is to be about to give out the series with the "Reports and Talks", special volumes to basic problems and a number of special works like "Yugoslav Self-administration" (1978), "Imperialism and the revolution" (1979), "Eurocommunism is anti-communism" (1980). Within the last few years a number of books with historical memories and remarks of Enver Hoxha like "With Stalin" (1979), "The Khrushchevites" (1980), "As the Party Arose" (1981), "The Anglo-American threat to Albania" (1982), "The Titoites" (1982), "Laying the Foundations of New Albania" (1984) were published. From the political diary of Comrade Enver Hoxha the independent volumes "Reflections on China" (1979), "Reflections on the Middle East, 1958-1983" (1984) and "Two friendly peoples" (1985) were published.
Large industry works like the tractor-collective-combine in Tirana, the hydroelectric power station in Koman, some agricultural cooperatives, institutions like the United Officer School, streets and places in some capitals, etc., bear the name Enver Hoxhas. On decision of the XI Plenum of the Central Committees of the Party of Labour of Albania of April 1985, the university in Tirana, the sea port in Durrës and the agricultural enterprise in Plasa (Korça) got the name 'Enver Hoxha', as the pioneer organization got the name "Pioneer Envers". To immortalize his name and his glorious work, the decision provides the erection of three monuments: In Tirana, Gjirokastra and Korça.
Many of the works Enver Hoxhas are published and republished in foreign languages and have found a particular interest and the attention in the rows of the revolutionaries, of the proletariat and the peoples.
The figure of the Comrade Enver Hoxha is a big varied figure. There isn't any sphere of the political, ideological and social activities of the party and the state he wouldn't have contributed to it his philosophical thoughts, organizational strengths and leadership activities. Seldom are the Marxist thinker and the revolutionary leader, the military commandant and the statesman, the diplomat and publicist, the scholar and the educator of the masses, the mettled speaker and friend of simple people united in one single person. At the head of the party and the Albanian people he fought, worked and created until the last moment for the prosperity and the well-being of the native country, the great question of the socialism. His work and his inestimably heritage will survive centuries.
Translate from the 'Encyclopedic Albanian Dictionary' Tirana 1985