15th century portrait of Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia

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A painting of Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia (1431–1476), also known by his patronymic name Dracula (patronymic meaning a name based on that of a male ancestor), and posthumously dubbed Vlad the Impaler due to his brutality. The name of the vampire Count Dracula in Bram Stoker's novel Dracula (1897) was inspired by Vlad's patronymic.

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15th century portrait of Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia
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15th century
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Portrait Galerie, Schloss Ambras, Innsbruck Austria
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Free from known copyright restrictions

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