Who was Count Dracula in real life?

Vlad III
Though Dracula is a purely fictional creation, Stoker named his infamous character after a real person who happened to have a taste for blood: Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia or — as he is better known — Vlad the Impaler.

Where was Dark Prince The True Story of Dracula filmed?

Dracula: The Dark Prince is a 2013 American fantasy horror film directed by Pearry Reginald Teo and written by Nicole Jones-Dion and Steven Paul. The film stars Luke Roberts, Jon Voight, Kelly Wenham and Ben Robson. The film was shot in Romania and released on October 15, 2013.

Are there any movies about Vlad the Impaler?

The Impaler: A Biographical/Historical Look at the Life of Vlad the Impaler, Widely Known as Dracula (2002 TV Movie)

Who is the prince in Dracula?

Vlad the Impaler
Vlad the Impaler, in full Vlad III Dracula or Romanian Vlad III Drăculea, also called Vlad III or Romanian Vlad Țepeș, (born 1431, Sighișoara, Transylvania [now in Romania]—died 1476, north of present-day Bucharest, Romania), voivode (military governor, or prince) of Walachia (1448; 1456–1462; 1476) whose cruel methods …

How old is Count Dracula?

Count Dracula

Vlad III “Tepes” Basarab (Dracula/Alucard)
Status Undead
Age 590 years old (2021) 45 years old (Physically Appears)
Born November 8, 1431 (Vlad III) December 14, 1476 (Dracula) November 6, 1893 (Alucard)
Died December 14, 1476 (Vlad III) November 6, 1893 (Dracula)

Who killed Vlad the Impaler?

Ottoman Empire
On this day in 1477, a letter sent by Stephen III of Moldavia confirmed the death of Vlad the Impaler and his retinue. They had been ambushed by the Ottoman Empire who reportedly decapitated Vlad, and sent his head to Sultan Mehmet II in Constantinople as a trophy.

Is Abraham Van Helsing a real person?

Professor Abraham Van Helsing, a fictional character from the 1897 gothic horror novel Dracula, is an aged polymath Dutch doctor with a wide range of interests and accomplishments, partly attested by the string of letters that follows his name: “MD, D.Ph., D.