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10 Dec 10

Nexhat Daci, Democratic League of Dardania

A Professor of chemistry by education, 66-year-old Daci entered politics when he became a member of the general council of the LDK in 1992, holding the position of the Speaker of the Assembly of Kosovo from 2001 until Rugova’s death in 2006.

He was appointed Kosovo’s acting President until Sejdiu took over leadership of the party in 2007 when he won the party’s internal election.

The battle for the top job tore the party apart and Daci left to form the Democratic League of Dardania before the 2007 election, making a modest showing with 7 seats in parliament.


He was convicted in October of this year of using public funds to pay for new spectacles and have work done on his teeth while Speaker of the Assembly. He has appealed the ruling.

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