Though Dracula is a fictional creation, Bram Stoker, the Irish writer who wrote the novel 'Dracula' in 1897, in fact drew inspiration from a real-life man with an equally disturbing taste for blood - Vlad the Impaler. However, not everyone sees Vlad as just a mad and brutal monster. He has been hailed by Romanians as a national hero for defending the country against the invading Ottomans.
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Although vampires are often associated with Christianity (vampires are said to be repelled by holy objects such as crucifixes and holy water), the belief in these creatures, or beings with vampiric qualities, has been held since ancient times. In Ancient
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