28 November 1445, Skanderbeg raised the flag in Kruja


In the presence of the Albanian noblemen and people of Kruja on November 28th, 1445 Gjergj Kastriot Skanderbeg, raised the red and black flag with the two-headed eagle and was elected the lord of the free and independent principality, Castriota. Skanderbeg addressed to the people who were gathered at the legendary castle of Kruja, with the words: “The freedom wasn’t brought by me, I found here among you, I didn’t gave you the weapons, I found you armed, you have had the freedom everywhere, in the chest, in the face, in the sword and the in spear “.

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