|Vlad the Impaler|
|Alternate Identity||The Impaler|
- Dracula redirects here. For other uses of Dracula see Dracula (Disambiguation).
Vlad the Impaler was a historical figure known for his brutality.
While Vlad is a real historical figure, he is known to literary and comic book readers as Count Dracula, lord of vampires. It was Bram Stoker who was inspired by the figure to write the fictional version.