Vlad Dracul, Prince of Wallachia. Also known as Vlad the Impaler, He was the inspiration for Brahm Stoker's version of Dracula. He was a national hero in Romania for driving out the Turks but He was known to be cruel to his subjects. He impaled his victims on spears, and he lined their corpses on the wall of his huge dining hall.
Vlad the Impaler. Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia (1431–1476/77), was a member of the House of Drăculești, a branch of the House of Basarab , also known, using his patronymic , as (Vlad) Drăculea or (Vlad) Dracula . He was posthumously dubbed Vlad the Impaler ( Romanian : Vlad Țepeș , pronounced [ˈvlad ˈt͡sepeʃ] ), and was a three-time Voivode of Wallachia , ruling mainly from 1456 to 1462, the period of the incipient Ottoman conquest of the Balkans. Vlad's nickname of Țepeș (" Impaler ")…
Vlad Tepes (Dracula, Vlad the Impaler, Romanian Prince and forefather of so many vampire legends). Original art for a horror trading card set. (Mixed media, 6 x 8 inches on paper). By Bohemian Weasel aka Soni Alcorn-Hender. #BohemianWeasel
Illustrations of Vlad Dracula from German Manuscripts - This image depicts an engraving of Vlad Dracula (Vlad III) and the way he reportedly impaled people whom he conquered. It is from a German-language pamphlet, published in Strasbourg, in 1500. (Hupfuff 1500: GW12530).