Vlad Dracula

Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia (1431–1476), also known by his patronymic name Dracula (son of the Dragon, after his father Vlad II Dracul), and posthumously dubbed Vlad the Impaler (Romanian: Vlad Tepes), was a three-time Voivode of Wallachia, ruling mainly from 1456 to 1462, the period of the Ottoman conquest of the Balkans. Vlad III … Read more

Gilles de Rais alias Blue Beard

Gilles de Rais (also spelled Retz) (autumn of 1404 – October 26, 1440) was a French noble, soldier, and one time brother-in-arms of Joan of Arc. He was later accused and ultimately convicted of infanticide – torturing, raping and murdering dozens, if not hundreds, of children. Along with Erzsébet Báthory, another sadistic aristocrat acting more … Read more

Elizabeth Báthory alias the Blood Countess

Countess Elizabeth Báthory (Báthory Erzsébet in Hungarian, Alžbeta Bátoriová in Slovak, Alžběta Báthoryová in Czech, Elżbieta Batory in Polish, 7 August 1560 – 21 August 1614), was a Hungarian countess from the renowned Báthory family. She is possibly the most prolific female serial killer in history and is remembered as the “Blood Countess” and as … Read more

Famous vampire killers

Vampire criminals, vampire killers or psychopatic vampires are people who commit murders and drink the blood of their victims. In order to for a crime to be considered a vampire crime, the drinking of blood or the desire to drink blood must be a major motive.  The three known reasons why vampire crimes are committed … Read more

Aswid and Asmund

In the second book of the Eyrbyggia Saga, a curious tale of a vampire is recorded. The story also appears in the books of Saxo Grammaticus, Det Kongelige Bibliotek, and was also translated by Sir Walter Scott. Long ago, Prince Asmund of Iceland lost his way in a storm while hunting. He would have died, … Read more

Arnaud Paole

Arnaud Paole (d. c. 1726) (Arnont Paule in the original documents; an early German rendition of a Serbian name or nickname, perhaps Арнаут Павле, Arnaut Pavle) was a Serbian hajduk who was believed to have become a vampire after his death, initiating an epidemic of supposed vampirism that killed at least 16 persons in his … Read more

Viscount de Morieve

A French Viscount – de Morieve – by name, was one of the very few French noblemen who managed to retain their estates during the troublous times of the French Revolution. He was an extraordinary-looking man, very tall and thin, with a high, almost pointed forehead, and four very protruding teeth. Under an air of … Read more

The Count of St Germain

The Count of St. Germain (allegedly died February 27, 1784) was an adventurer, inventor, amateur scientist, alchemist, violinist, and a mysterious gentleman who haunted the royal and imperial Courts of France, Germany and Russia. Since his death, various occult organizations have adopted him as a model figure or even as a powerful deity. In recent … Read more