He had a knight killed because he held his noseSource: Pinterest
As a boy, he was a political prisonerSource: Ancient Origins
In Romania, he is as highly regarded as George Washington is hereSource: J Barter Travel
Vlad the Impaler killed more people than all of the European witch hunts combinedSource: Universal Pictures
Vlad the ticklerSource: Columbia Pictures
He was super moral, save for the whole beheading and impaling thingSource: Universal Pictures
He killed a soldier for not asking permission to enter his homeSource: Columbia Pictures
Vlad had more than 20,000 people impaled to ward off the Ottoman armySource: Columbia Pictures
Churches? Vlad don't need no stinking churchesSource: Columbia Pictures
His followers were locked in cauldrons and boiledSource: Magic Tours Blog
... [Vlad] had a big copper cauldron built and put a lid made of wood with holes in it on top. He put the people in the cauldron and put their heads in the holes and fastened them there; then he filled it with water and set a fire under it and let the people cry their eyes out until they were boiled to death.
He had fans during his lifetime
The golden cup was Vlad's cruelest testSource: Wikimedia
He may have set a bunch of poor people on fireSource: Amino Apps
The British Royal Family claims to be related to himSource: Showbiz Cheat Sheet
Transylvania is in my blood. The genealogy shows I am descended from Vlad the Impaler, so I do have a bit of a stake in the country.
Robert Pattinson is distantly related to DraculaSource: Summit Entertainment
Tracing Pattinson's family back to Vlad was difficult research, but the pieces that unraveled created the perfect accompaniment to the 'Twilight Saga,' Without any myth or magic, we find royalty and vampires lurking in Pattinson's life — making his story just as supernatural as the one he's playing on screen.