Nikoll Gjon Marku

Born – Orosh, Mirdite

Died – New York, USA

1928 – 2018

Nikoll Gjon Marku

Arrest/Internment History

March 1945 – Arrested and held under house arrest at the home of Guljelm Luka, Shkoder.

July 1945 – Deported with family members to the labor camp in Berat.

Spring 1947 – Sent to work in the fields at Kucove.

June 1947 – Sent Shjaku for hard labor building the road Durres-Tirane.

October 1947 – Sent to the farm in Valijas to work on the canal.

1948 – Returned to the labor camp in Berat.

1949 – Transferred to the concentration camp in Tepelene.

1949 – Three week after his arrival they sent him to work in Elbasan, building the road to Korce. He escaped along with 9 friends and safely reached Jugoslavia.

1956 – Arrived in Italy and joined his father and older brother Ndue.

1969 – He and his family emigrate to New York.

15 May, 2018 – Died peacefully at home.

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