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  1. George Castriota, 1403?–68, Albanian chief and revolutionary leader.
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Turkish Iskander Bey.
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Historical Examples of scanderbeg

  • Why all this deference to Alfred and Scanderbeg and Gustavus?

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    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • The Padishah cries in every emergency, 'Where is my Scanderbeg?

  • A slight commotion in the court drew the attention of Scanderbeg.

  • The flight of the enemy, if Scanderbeg leads them, is only to draw us into a net.

  • There is no fathoming 27 the devices of Scanderbeg's wily brain.

British Dictionary definitions for scanderbeg


  1. original name George Castriota; Turkish name Iskender Bey. ?1403–68, Albanian patriot. He was an army commander for the sultan of Turkey until 1443, when he changed sides and drove the Turks from Albania
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