Flora Brovina

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Date of Birth September 30, 1949
Place of Birth Albania
Age 71 years old
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Flora Brovina

Flora Brovina is a Kosovar Albanian poet, pediatrician and women's rights activist. She was born in the town of Skenderaj in the Drenica Valley of Kosovo, and was raised in Prishtina, where she went to school and began studying medicine. After finishing her university studies in Zagreb, where she specialized in pediatrics, she returned to Kosovo and worked for a time as a journalist for the Albanian-language daily newspaper Rilindja. Soon thereafter, she returned to the health care profession and worked for many years in the Pediatrics Ward of the Pristina General Hospital.

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About Flora Brovina

Albanian poet, activist, and doctor known for a 1973 poetry collection entitled Verma emrin tim (Call Me by My Name). Her other works include Bimë e ze and Mat e cmat.

Before Fame

She studied medicine in Zagreb and became a pediatrician.

Achievement

She was kidnapped and imprisoned during the Kosovo War.

Family Life

She was raised primarily by women and became a women's rights activist in her adulthood.

Associations

She and violinist Ted Papavrami are famous Albanians.

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Latest information about Flora Brovina updated on October 19, 2020.

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