November 26 1476 – Vlad III Dracula Regains the Throne of Wallachia for the Third and Final Time

November 26 1476 – Vlad III Dracula Regains the Throne of Wallachia for the Third and Final TimeRate this post Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons Long before tales of vampires captured the imagination, the man known as Vlad III Dracula ruled Wallachia with an iron fist. Known for his ruthless treatment of those seeking to undermine his leadership and a tendency to revel in the pain of his victims while in control of what is southern Romania today, he returned to the throne after a decade-long exile on November 26, 1476. Named Vlad by his father, Vlad II Dracul, he received his moniker “Dracula” for literally being the “Son of Dragon” […]