Gjergj Kastrioti. B: 6 May 1405 D: 17 January 1468. Widely known as Skanderbeg (from Turkish: İskender Bey, meaning "Lord Alexander", or "Leader Alexander") Fought the Ottomans for 20 years. Albania's number one hero. Statue in the town of Kruja. And - VisitTirana.com is for sale.