The Real History Behind Dracula

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  • Published: 05 May 2019
  • What's the real story behind Dracula?

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    Dracul, Transylvania, Romania
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    Portrait of Vlad the Impaler
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Comments • 543

  • glitterriddler
    glitterriddler  2 months back

    ok dude vampires should be scary and sexy at the same time

    • seven 7
      seven 7  2 months back

      The Lost Boys is the best vampire movie. 🤷‍♀️

      • Pure_ Void
        Pure_ Void  2 months back

        Vlad was a real person, Romania, being a small kingdom at the time had no defenses against other bigger kingdoms which could result very badly in attacks. Vlad loved his people being a king and not being a small kingdom, had to defend in some way. He would leave bodies in stakes on the road- tell story’s about drinking his enemy’s blood, eating their heart to scare the surrounding countries from attacks.

        • Brian the Trainer
          Brian the Trainer  2 months back

          Twilight: some bs
          Me: bish please

          • savanah brewer
            savanah brewer  3 months back

            do the huanting case of the missing children of the 1900's

            • Harish Gopi
              Harish Gopi  3 months back

              You say scary I say sexy look at the guy in the black and white movie guy look at that guy 😂

              • Constantinus Augustus
                Constantinus Augustus  3 months back

                suckers

                • Johnathan Phillips
                  Johnathan Phillips  4 months back

                  Epstein

                  • THE LIBRA IS ANGRY
                    THE LIBRA IS ANGRY  4 months back

                    Im looking for as much history as possible

                    • amiiez
                      amiiez  4 months back

                      Nosferatu is the scariest vampire of all time hands down.

                      • Adrian Ford
                        Adrian Ford  4 months back

                        Bram Stokers Dracula is worth the read by the way

                        • Leigh Foulkes
                          Leigh Foulkes  4 months back

                          To me, Brian Stoker's book Dracula was really about infidelity and evil European playboys taken advantage of young beautiful women. Vampires are seen as sexy today because they is less taboo on sex (specially for women).

                          • Mollie Brianne
                            Mollie Brianne  4 months back

                            Love that they used Monty Python for a little clip example😂😂

                            • Star Skyy
                              Star Skyy  5 months back

                              *Can't wait for October* SPOOKY SEASON 👻

                              • Emiko Lina
                                Emiko Lina  5 months back

                                Vlad Tepet III my favorite Lancer

                                • Den
                                  Den  5 months back

                                  Beheaded? That's quite the merciful death, considering he used to impale people for sport. Should've been given a taste of his own medicine.

                                  • Timed Explosive Charge
                                    Timed Explosive Charge  5 months back

                                    I see where hellsing alucard got there origins.

                                    • niakarahara
                                      niakarahara  5 months back

                                      we've all been there


                                      no we haven't wtf

                                      • Valentin Anghelescu
                                        Valentin Anghelescu  5 months back

                                        Um, actually...
                                        "Dracula" means "son of Dracul." Dracul was Vlad's father's name. Yes, he was part of the Order of the Dragon, but also, it was literally his name.

                                        • Luckie-Rae
                                          Luckie-Rae  5 months back

                                          *artistic interpretation

                                          • princesssookeh
                                            princesssookeh  5 months back

                                            *side-eyes Mr. Krabs*

                                            • fawaz sullia
                                              fawaz sullia  5 months back

                                              Wrong history.

                                              • Camila Ayala
                                                Camila Ayala  5 months back

                                                2:27 anyone else see male genitals? No? Ok.

                                                • ghost zombie jesus
                                                  ghost zombie jesus  6 months back

                                                  ba e grav de ce nu sunt romani in comentarii gen "oH i Am RoMaNiAn" ce e asta pnm

                                                • TheMightySausaaj
                                                  TheMightySausaaj  6 months back

                                                  This gives a different take on the story told in this video about Dracula "DEFENDING" his lands against the ottoman empire.

                                                  https://youtu.be/3HzFpRIGgkU

                                                  • Emily K
                                                    Emily K  6 months back

                                                    Me, a repressed emo watching vampire videos: You want vampire vibes? Listen to the album _I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love_ by _My Chemical Romance._ Serious vampire vibes sung by a vampire. They literally have a song called _Vampires Will Never Hurt You_ which is just them talking about vampires for four minutes straight.

                                                    • just me me
                                                      just me me  6 months back

                                                      This voice doesn't have any spark. Is like a robot... This is the reason why I can't watch these videos😕

                                                      • ReinMargarette TheQueen
                                                        ReinMargarette TheQueen  6 months back

                                                        I like the artistic interpretations....

                                                        • JoshSimps2
                                                          JoshSimps2  6 months back

                                                          I do not say “bla bla bla”

                                                          • AudOldEnds
                                                            AudOldEnds  6 months back

                                                            Gotta love the *Artistic Interpretation

                                                            • t epilling
                                                              t epilling  6 months back

                                                              True story: One of my great Xsomething ( I'm not sure ) uncles lived in Transylvania and back then, there were rumours flying around that he was helping vampires and giving them places to shelter. Fast forward to today, I have suspiciously sharp canines.....

                                                              • Wolfy Pancakes
                                                                Wolfy Pancakes  6 months back

                                                                You should come to Romania for an episode!We also have a spooky forest that deserves some investigation.It's called the Hoia Baciu forest

                                                                • Alyx Alle
                                                                  Alyx Alle  5 months back

                                                                  Or Hașdeu castle for high paranormal activity

                                                              • Gabriel Reyes
                                                                Gabriel Reyes  6 months back

                                                                Im glad Romania made history with this

                                                                • Iisa S
                                                                  Iisa S  6 months back

                                                                  Wasn't dracula also inspired by Elizabeth Bathory?

                                                                  • Toxic_Knight_ 444
                                                                    Toxic_Knight_ 444  7 months back

                                                                    *cough cough* Elizabeth Bathory

                                                                    • em ma
                                                                      em ma  7 months back

                                                                      y’all remember that one scobby doo episode with the vampire, that one still scared me and it still does

                                                                      • daviid
                                                                        daviid  7 months back

                                                                        Vlad the impaler is Romanian !

                                                                        • Alexandra Popescu
                                                                          Alexandra Popescu  7 months back

                                                                          I love how you never said Romania in this video.

                                                                          • Muhammad Ramadhan
                                                                            Muhammad Ramadhan  7 months back

                                                                            Islam will soon rise again.

                                                                            • Jule Caesara
                                                                              Jule Caesara  7 months back

                                                                              video's subtitles: (creepy organ music). me: how did you dare declare one of the most EPIC pieces of J.S. Bach CREEPY?!

                                                                              • Ecaterina Moisa
                                                                                Ecaterina Moisa  7 months back

                                                                                I live in Romania and i studied at history about Vlad Tepes (Tepes is his nickname) when he was a ruler there were no crimes because of his punishment it was so good on his time. Once there was a golden cup that was placed on a public fountain. Guess what the cup was never stolen because they were scared. Plus his enemies were the rich people who couldnt steal anymore

                                                                                • Mo Mo
                                                                                  Mo Mo  7 months back

                                                                                  Brin outcha ded😂best movie eva

                                                                                  • pologirl 7800
                                                                                    pologirl 7800  7 months back

                                                                                    DO BONNIE AND CLYDE!!PLEASEEE😭😭

                                                                                    • HD Walls
                                                                                      HD Walls  7 months back

                                                                                      Dracula is based of Vlad III of Romania, also commonly called Vlad The Impaler.

                                                                                      • saturrrnes
                                                                                        saturrrnes  7 months back

                                                                                        I thought the tumbnail is a targaryen sigil but ok

                                                                                        • HB the youngster
                                                                                          HB the youngster  7 months back

                                                                                          I wanna eat too much dressed crab

                                                                                          • Wolfraven Moonsh
                                                                                            Wolfraven Moonsh  7 months back

                                                                                            Not a folk hero he was Heralda national hero in his home country of Romania

                                                                                            • mystery monitor
                                                                                              mystery monitor  7 months back

                                                                                              I take it you dont no aboat mr wrrrrryyy