Bronze equestrian statue of George Kastrioti Skanderbeg, a 15th century Albanian nobleman, in the centre of Skanderbeg Square or Sheshi Skenderbej in Tirana, Albania. The statue is by Odhise Paskali, Andrea Mano and Janaq Paco and was inaugurated in 1968, on the 500th anniversary of his death. Behind are the Et'hem Bey Mosque and the clock tower. Tirana was founded by the Ottomans in 1614 by Sulejman Bargjini and became the capital of Albania in 1920. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Bronze equestrian statue of George Kastrioti Skanderbeg, a 15th century Albanian nobleman, in the centre of Skanderbeg Square or Sheshi Skenderbej in Tirana, Albania. The statue is by Odhise Paskali, Andrea Mano and Janaq Paco and was inaugurated in 1968, on the 500th anniversary of his death. Behind are the Et'hem Bey Mosque and the clock tower. Tirana was founded by the Ottomans in 1614 by Sulejman Bargjini and became the capital of Albania in 1920. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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