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Vlad III 'Ţepeș' Drăculea, Domnitor al Țării Românești

Also Known As: ""fictional: Count Dracula"", "The Impaler", "Влад ІІІ Цепеш (Дракула)", "Drăculea", "Drakulya", "Kazıklı Voyvoda", "Wladislaus Dragwlya", "Drakwlya"
Birthplace: Transylvania, Sighișoara, Mureș, Romania
Death: circa December 14, 1476 (41-49)
Bucuresti, Romania ( Battle with Ottomans near Bucharest.)
Place of Burial: Snagov, Ilfov, Romania
Immediate Family:

Son of Vlad Dracul II, Basarab, Voievod de Walachia and Vasilisa Maria of Moldavia
Husband of Anastasia Maria Holszanska (Cneajna Bathory); Ilona Szilágyi and Jusztina Szilágyi de Horogszeg
Father of Mihnea I "cel Rău" Dracul, voivode di Valacchia; Radu Dracula; countess Maria Zaleska, {Fictional} and Vlad Dracula, V, Tepelus of Dracula
Brother of Mircea Dracula, voivode of Wallachia and Radu III "the Handsome", voivode of Wallachia
Half brother of Unknown Illegitament Child; Alexandra Benga and Vlad IV "the Monk" Dracul, voivode of Wallachia

Occupation: A domnit în Țara Românească în anii 1448, 1456-1462 și 1476.
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About Vlad the Impaler Dracula, Prince of Wallachia

Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia, more commonly known as the Impaler or Dracula, was a three-time voivode of Wallachia, ruling mainly from 1456 to 1462. Historically, Vlad is best known for his resistance against the Ottoman Empire and its expansion and for the cruel punishments he imposed on his enemies. In the English-speaking world, Vlad III is most commonly known for inspiring the association of the name of the vampire in Bram Stoker's 1897 novel, "Dracula." Vlad suffered from porphyria (thought to be the source of the legend that vampires are allergic to sunlight).

RADU Bassaraba, son of NICOLA ALEXANDRU Bassaraba Voivode of Wallachia & his first wife Maria --- (-[1383/3 Oct 1385]). Voivode of Wallachia.

m firstly ANA, daughter of ---.

m secondly ---, daughter of ---. She became a nun as KALINIKIA[1144].

Radu & his first wife had one child:

1. DAN (-23 Sep 1386). Voivode of Wallachia.

Radu & his second wife had one child:

2. MIRCEA (-31 Jan 1418). Grand-Voivode of Wallachia. He established Bucharest as his capital in 1385. He became a Turkish vassal in 1396[1145]. m ---. Mircea & [his wife] had children:

a) VLAD DRACUL (before 1395-murdered 1446). Grand-Voivode of Wallachia. m ---. Vlad & [his wife] had children:

i) VLAD Dracula ([1431]-beheaded Dec 1476). Grand-Voivode of Wallachia. Vlad was the historical figure who provided the basis for the legends and novels about Count Dracula. m secondly ([1465/66]%29 --- [Hunyadi], daughter of ---. According to Europäische Stammtafeln[1146], she was a relative of Mátyás King of Hungary but the precise relationship is not known.


IV. Vlad (László) Tepes, Havasalföldi vajda, Dracula jelentése Sárkány fia, III. Dracula hercege, Wallachia jelentése Havasalföld

Source: Farkas Jenő (Budapest2010)"Dracula.."

2016: http://mult-kor.hu/10-erdekesseg-vlad-tepesrol-20161010?utm_source=...

According to NPR, Prince Charles said during a 2011 interview, "Transylvania is in my blood. The genealogy shows that I'm descended from Vlad the Impaler, you see."

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