Tag: Giorgio Castriota Scanderbeg

Giorgio Castriota Scanderbeg (Gjergj Kastrioti Skënderbeu in Albanian; Krujë, 6 May 1405 - Lezhë, 17 January 1468) was an Albanian leader and patriot. Among the most representative figures of the fifteenth century, he united the principalities of Epirus and Albania and resisted for 25 years to attempts to conquer the Ottoman Turkish Empire in defense of his Albania

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