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Almanac: The birth of Dracula

You’ve seen him in movies, read about him in books, and know of his frightful presence. Even the mere mention of his name can send shivers down the spine. That name is Dracula, and despite being one of the most popular characters in literature and culture, the lord of the night is actually based on a real man: Vlad Tepes. Learn the true story behind one of the most fearsome faces in pop culture.

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