Meet Vlad The Impaler, History’s Real Dracula

Responsible for killing 80,000 people and impaling 20,000, Vlad Dracula committed some of history’s grisliest acts as ruler of 15th-century Wallachia. In 1897, writer Bram Stoker published the novel Dracula, the classic story of a vampire named Count Dracula who feeds on human blood, hunting his victims and killing them in the dead of night. … Read more