George Kastrioti Skenderbeu (1405 - 17 January 1468) widely known as Skanderbeg, , is one of the most prominent historical figures in the history of Albania and of the Albanian people. He is also known as the Dragon of Albania and is the national hero of the Albanians. He is remembered for his struggle against the Ottoman Empire, through the work of his first biographer One sword was curved (In the original Italian: una schimitarra storta), with a sharp edge and elegantly made of Damascened steel. Other one was straight sword, which lay at the Museum of Ambras along with the helmet, is double-edged. The blade is dressed in gold. It is 85.5 centimeters long, 5.7 cm wide, and weighs 1.3 kilograms. Its scabbard is made of leather. According to Faik Konica, who viewed the sword at the beginning of the 20th century, there were still stains of blood on the blade.