Dracula: A Biography of Vlad the Impaler by Radu Florescu and Raymond T. McNally
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Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia, was also known as Vlad Draculea or Vlad Dracula. During his lifetime, his reputation for excessive cruelty spread abroad, to Germany and elsewhere in Europe. The name of the vampire Count Dracula in Bram Stoker's 1897 novel Dracula was inspired by Vlad's patronymic and reputation.