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Video: 10 Facts History Got Wrong About The Real Dracula

Jamie Frater . . . Comments

Everyone has heard of Vlad the Impaler, the notorious medieval ruler said to be the inspiration for Dracula. Countless tales are told of his penchant for impaling and torture, drinking blood, and ruling with an iron fist. How many of these stories are actual historical fact is highly debated, so this week we’re traveling to Transylvania to look at the real life of Vlad Tepes, the supposed inspiration for fiction’s most famous vampire.

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Jamie Frater

Jamie is the owner and chief-editor of Listverse. He spends his time working on the site, doing research for new lists, and collecting oddities. He is fascinated with all things historic, creepy, and bizarre.

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