[Artist Unknown ☆: Vlad the Impaler [who was later known as Dracula] began his grisly career ruling with a ruthless fist. He is also known for impaling his victims and leaving them around his castle grounds to scare off potential enemies.
The story (History) of Dracula. The only thing missing is a description of Bram Stoker, the first writer who researched European folklore and mythological stories of vampires to create a fictional story about them.
Dracula Retold: From Gothic Horror to Tragic Hero [Infographic]
Dracula: From gothic horror to tragic hero. How did this happen? The Evil one may have been a man at one time but he is no more. Do not mistake him for a mere misunderstood man for it will cost you your everlasting soul.
Ottoman Army led by Sultan Mehmed II ”the Conqueror” vs. Wallachian (Romanian) troops led by the feared Voivod Vlad ”the Impaler„, also known as Dracula (in fact, the Turkish called him ”Dracula Oglu„ - ”Son of the Dragon/ Devil”)