Skanderbeg

Local nameСкендербег
LocationSkopje, North Macedonia

Gjergj Kastrioti, known as Skanderbeg, was an Albanian nobleman and military commander who led a rebellion against the Ottoman Empire in what is today Albania, North Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia.

A member of the noble Kastrioti family, he was sent to the Ottoman court as hostage, where he was educated and entered the service of the Ottoman sultan for the next twenty years. He rose through the ranks, culminating in the appointment as sanjakbey of the Sanjak of Dibra in 1440. In 1443, he deserted the Ottomans during the Battle of Niš and became the ruler of Krujë, Svetigrad, and Modrič.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skanderbeg

Address (Unnamed Road), Скопје, Macedonia

Coordinates 41°59'57.259" N 21°26'13.994" E

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