The True Story A look at the history behind the legend that fascinates everyone Mrs Almeydas 4 th Grade History Class Lesson Who was he Where did he live What did he do ID: 312957 Download Presentation
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The True StoryA look at the history behind the legend that fascinates everyone.
Grade History Class LessonSlide2
Who was he?
Where did he live? What did he do? Why is he so famous?Can you tell me….
Dracula’s real name was
He was the son of
Dracul, hence the nickname Dracula (dracul means “devil” inRomanian, hence the scary connotation)He was a king who ruled in the regions of Transylvania and Wallachia- they are
part of Romania, an Eastern European
country.He lived between 1431 and 1476
WHO WAS HE?Slide4
WHERE DID HE LIVE?
He was born in the town of Sighisoara which is in the Transylvania region of RomaniaAs a young child he was taken to live in Turkey, which was then part of the Ottoman EmpireAs an adult he returned to rule over the land of Wallachia, a region in Romania
He lived in many castles around Romania, including Hunedoara
, Targoviste, Bran
WHAT DID HE DO?
He was king of Wallachia between 1456-1462After being defeated by the Turks
in 1462 he took refuge in Hungary, a neighboring country
In 1476 he regains the throne but only for one month He dies shortly after, being killed
in yet another battle with the TurksHis body is buried at
Snagov Monastery, near Bucharest - the Romanian capitalSlide6
He was an ingenious military leader who would often dress like the enemy to infiltrate their bases
He was very cruel with the prisoners of war and would impale them, hence the name Vlad the ImpalerHe would apply the “eye for an eye” law code: for example, if you stole, then your hand would be cut