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    Vlad the Impaler

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    Vlad the Impaler was once one of the most ruthless and evil men ever to live. But each crazy and insane ruler has a reason why they are insane. Many factors throughout Vlad III's life contributed to his inanity. Vlad was born in 1431 in Wallachia and raised as a Christian. His father Vlad II, the king of Wallachia, was known as the Dracul or “the dragon”, as being a part of the Order of the Dragon. Which was a Christian military order supported by the Holy Roman Empire. Vlad III took great pride

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    and death were a typical thing while living under a bloodthirsty man’s rule. Vlad the Impaler is famous for defending Romania but is also infamous for murdering thousands of civilians. Vlad the Impaler had a very troubling and ghastly childhood. He was born in 1431 in Transylvania, now known as modern day Romania. Vlad was named after his father Vlad II Dracul who was ruler of Wallachia located south of Transylvania. Vlad became skilled at warfare and was a very good horseman while he was imprisoned

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    Character Analysis – Count Vlad Dracula The man known as “Dracula” was Vlad Tepes (the Impaler) - a king in one of the historical parts of Romania. Born in 1431 in Sighasoara, Transylvania, Tepes grew up in a Germanic, and later Turkish atmosphere (as a prisoner from 1444 to 1448), became a tyrannical ruler that was feared throughout the lands, then died in 1476 in a fight defending his country. Based off of the motion picture “Bram Stoker’s Dracula”, Count Vlad denounced God after the death of

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    Vlad Dracula

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    Yes, there was a real Dracula, and he was a true prince of darkness. He was Prince Vlad III Dracula, also known as Vlad Tepes, meaning "Vlad the Impaler." The Turks called him Kaziglu Bey, or "the Impaler Prince." He was the prince of Walachia, but, as legend suggests, he was born in Transylvania, which at that time was ruled by Hungary. Walachia was founded in 1290 by a Transylvanian named Radu Negru, or Rudolph the Black. It was dominated by Hungary until 1330, when it became independent. The

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    Matt Berry Mrs. Dexter May 5, 2014 Vlad the Impaler Vlad the Impaler was possibly the most evil ruler of all time. He is known to have murdered over 100,000 people. But I think maybe he might have had a reason for his reckless murder while he was ruler. To learn more about Vlad the Impaler one would look at his childhood, which lead him to becoming a blood thirsty murderer. If one wanted to know more information about him, one would look more into his adult life. To learn more about him you would

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    Vlad the Impaler (1431-1476) If Dracula was ever to truly walk the earth as a creature of flesh and blood rather than a figure concocted in books and on the big screen than that person who deserve that terrible title would have to be Vlad Dracula, other wise known as Vlad the Impaler, or simply put, Dracula. Feared by thousands of people cause of his ways of cruel and unusual punishment and unquenchable thirst for blood, Vlad the Impaler ruled Walachia, now part of Romania, through the years

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    Vampires and Vlad Tepes

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    Throughout legends there has always been an old tale that vampires do exist. This myth began with a man known as Dracula, Vlad Tepes, who was brought to popularity by the author Bram Stoker. Another, Elizabeth Bathory, also assisted in the vampire myth. Vlad Tepes was a ruler or prince who became known as Dracula, son of the devil. He earned this name from his father and in part due to the cruel forms of punishments he endured on anyone who he felt had committed treason or broken any rule. He was

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    with the influence in the two, Stoker gave the name Dracula after the real Vlad the Impaler. “Vlad the Impaler was well known for the punishment that he adopted, the impalement, this is the reason why he was named Tepes, which means The Impaler.” (“Vlad”) However instead of being an infamous vampire, Vlad was known for his method of impaling criminals and enemies and raising them in the town for all to see. To add onto Vlads amazing personality and how he was as a person. He was also known for his

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    Vlad the Impaler, a.k.a. Vlad III, Dracula, Drakulya, or Tepes, was born in late 1431, in the citadel of Sighisoara, Transylvania, the son of Vlad II or Dracul, a military governor, appointed by Holy Roman Emperor Sigismund. Vlad Dracul was also a knight in the Order of the Dragon, a secret fraternity created in 1387 by the Emperor, sworn to uphold Christianity and defend the empire against the Islamic Turks. Transylvania, along with Moldavia, and Wallachia, are now joined together as Romania. The

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    Vlad III Dracula: A Madman and Hero

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    Vlad III Dracula was considered a hero to some and a madman to others. Vlad ruled as prince, or voivode, of Wallachia, Hungary three times during the mid 1400s A.D. During his second reign, Vlad used several different tactics against the Ottoman Turks and other opponents. He expertly employed psychological and torture techniques; his most famous method was impalement. Vlad’s tactics were unconventional, but proved in keeping Wallachia safe for his people and leading a crusade against the Turks.

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