Ottoman Wars: Skanderbeg and Albanian Rebellion

  • Published 1 year ago
  • Not Rated

Some might say that Skanderbeg is the most underrated Commander in history of Warfare. His original name was George Castriot, and was known as Skanderbeg.

He was an Albanian nobleman and military commander, who served the Ottoman Empire in 1423-43, the Republic of Venice, and lastly the Kingdom of Naples until his death.

He deserted the forces of Sultan Murad II in 1443, and went on to fight against the Ottoman Empire. In Albania, the rebellion against the Empire had already been going for years before Skanderbeg deserted.

But he was instrumental in taking the rebellion to the next level. He summoned noblemen and established a military alliance with powerful Albanian noble families, and the city of Venice.

He fought against the empire for years. And while Albania did not become independent during his time, he was instrumental for later rebellions against the Ottomans.

From Around the Web

Related Videos

The 75th ranger regiment is a lethal and agile force. They are capable of executing myriad complex, joint special operations missions. They are Army units that are part of th...

  • 225
  • 2 weeks ago
  • Not Rated

The People’s Republic of China celebrated its 70 year anniversary recently. The country is 70 years old, not China as a country.For that purpose, the country organized the b...

  • 403
  • 2 months ago
  • Not Rated

Hippies were part of a massive hippie movement, a countercultural movement that rejected the mores of mainstream America life.The hippie movement was active during the 1960s a...

  • 807
  • 7 months ago
  • 9(1)

Watching the documentary, you will even think, this is made only for TV. The real training has to be tougher. And you are right.But even this TV-friendly documentary shows the...

  • 887
  • 8 months ago
  • 7.5(2)
Avatar

4,102 Videos / 10,730,376 Views
Tags

Related Articles
China has more than 2 million active members of the army, which is much more than what the United States have, for examp...
  • 432
  • 1 month ago
For more than 40 years, Egypt and Israel peace treaty serves as a stabilizing force in the Arab region
  • 948
  • 8 months ago
There have been reports in the past few years that the jet had been built in part from plans of US war planes. To be spe...
  • 2,802
  • 1 year ago
In 25 short years, Genghis Khan and his army conquered more lands and people than the Roman Empire did during 400-year rule
  • 6,016
  • 1 year ago