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Fulvia with the head of Cicero, by Pavel Svedomsky, 19th century.

Without political power of her own, Fulvia wielded that of her husbands. 

Eminent Albanian: portrait of Skanderbeg by Antonio Maria Crespi ‘il Bustino’, c.1620.

Albania’s greatest military hero dedicated his life to fighting for his beleaguered homeland.