15 Things You Might Not Know About The Real Dracula

The Order of the Dragon was founded in 1408 by Sigismund who was King of Hungary. Credits: Wikipedia

The Order of the Dragon was founded in 1408 by Sigismund who was King of Hungary. Credits: Wikipedia

2. Dracul Means “Dragon”

Some sources say that Dracula’s father was called Dracul, meaning “dragon”. However, some say it means “devil”, due to the fact that Vlad II got his nickname after being inducted into the Order of the Dragon, an order which was to protect Europe and fight the enemies of Christianity, i.e. the Ottoman Empire.

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