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DRACULA

The True Story. A look at the history behind the legend that fascinates everyone. .. Mrs. . . Almeyda’s. 4. th. Grade History Class Lesson. Who was he?. Where did he live?. What did he do?.

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DRACULA

The True StoryA look at the history behind the legend that fascinates everyone.

Mrs

.

Almeyda’s

4

th

Grade History Class LessonSlide2

Who was he?

Where did he live? What did he do? Why is he so famous?Can you tell me….

What do

YOU

know about

Dracula

?Slide3

And now…

the

REAL

story

Dracula’s real name was

Vlad

the

Impaler

He was the son of

Vlad

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

Hunedoara

Castle

Bran CastleSlide5

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

WHY IS HE SO FAMOUS?

For Romanians:

For The World:

The Irish writer Bram Stoker was

inspired by

Vlad

the

Impaler

and in 1897 published the famous novel Dracula