Bad news for ghosts, spirits and vampires hunters. No Dracula here.
But good news for bloodthirsty rulers’ fans. We have Vlad Tepes. He was a Romanian ruler in the 1400 whose main prerogative was honesty. Any theft or any other kind of infringement had the same capital punishment: impaling. The blood thirst, the original name, Drăculea, and the legends that described him as a cruel, heartless ruler who had a thing for drinking blood easily inspired Bram Stoker to come up with the modern mythical character, Dracula. You may also be familiarized to the Bran Castle or “Count Dracula Castle”. Funny thing is Vlad Tepes never lived there, but that wouldn’t make it less scary if you visit it at night. Below, a funny sample of “before and after”.