Is Mary Ball Washington Albanian? The institute, which within extensive research has analyzed genetic samples of a former US president who led the country into a war of liberation against the British Kingdom, concludes that Washington was 50 percent Albanian, which means that one parent was 100 percent of its Albanian.
In the 2nd century bce the Illyrians were conquered by the Romans, and from the end of the 4th century ce they were ruled by the Byzantine Empire. After suffering centuries of invasion by Visigoths, Huns, Bulgars, and Slavs, the Albanians were finally conquered by the Ottoman Turks in the 15th century.
The vast majority of Kosovar refugees fled to Albania because the vast majority of Kosovars are ethnic Albanians and knew that in Albania they would not be persecuted. As for Montenegro, it was relatively close by.