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The #eagle was used for heraldic purposes in the late #Middle #Ages by a number of noble families in Albania (it is said that #Skanderbeg used it on his flag) and became the symbol of the #Albanians. The #Kastrioti's coat of arms, depicting a black double-headed eagle on a red field, became #famous when he led a #revolt against the #Ottoman #Empire that resulted with the independence of #Albania from 1443 to 1479. This was the #flag of the #League of #Lezhe, which was the first unified…

The #eagle was used for heraldic purposes in the late #Middle #Ages by a number of noble families in Albania (it is said that #Skanderbeg used it on his flag) and became the symbol of the #Albanians. The #Kastrioti's coat of arms, depicting a black double-headed eagle on a red field, became #famous when he led a #revolt against the #Ottoman #Empire that resulted with the independence of #Albania from 1443 to 1479. This was the #flag of the #League of #Lezhe, which was the first unified…

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