Legends

Who was Dracula?

Was Dracula real? The story of Vlad Tepes (Impaler) or Dracula as known by many, is a story that combines historical data and fairytales. Believed to be Born somewhere between the years 1428 and 1431 in the small town of Sighisoara ( about 1 hour from Targu Mures). The fortress he was born in can be visited now days, it's a UNESCO world heritage site and also the only inhabited medieval citadel in Europe. Vlad was 3 times prince of the historic region Wallachia, in now days Romania. Prior to becoming prince of Wallachia he and his brother were held captive in the Ottoman empire to secure his father’s loyalty. His father Vlad Dracul who was allies with both the Turks and king Sigismund of Luxemburg was removed from the throne and killed by nobleman in the year 1447, Which led to Vlad Tepes’ claim of the throne through the help of the Turks which ultimately led to the war against the people who killed his father, which led to their cruel death punishment via Impaling, a torture method learned by Vlad from the Ottoman empire. He then soon got to be very famous for his methods of bringing [...]

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