Dracula

Dracula in a film adaptation of the 1931

The disturbing Count Dracula He is the protagonist of the Gothic novel by Bram Stoker, published in 1897, therefore it is a literary character, for another great fortune (who does not know?).

However the writer, to outline the physical and character traits of her child, strongly he inspired by a real-life monarch, the infamous Vladislav III di Valacchia (1431-1477), such a cruel man to be passed down in history as “l’Impalatore”, derivatogli a name from the terrifying habit of impaling his enemies.

And what about the famous Dracula's Castle, sinister but charming manor set in Romania between the regions of Transylvania and of Wallachia?

Actually yes it stimulated the imagination of Broker, but he never had anything to do with Vlad III, which instead, as a dwelling, He chose the thirteenth-century fortress of Poenari, also Romanian, an old fart that he brought back former splendor.

In 1992, in theaters, came out film Dracula in Bram Stoker, a product successfully and directed by Francis Ford Coppola (to know more click here: https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dracula_di_Bram_Stoker). (Photo gives: variety.com e cosmopolitan.com/it).

Dracula

The Romanian castle that inspired Bram Stoker for his novel, said for this “Dracula's Castle”