Transylvanian prince of Wallachia.
1431 - Born in the city of Sighișoara in Transylvania, during the winter.
1447 - Vlad's father was assassinated in the marshes near Bălteni.
1448 - Became the Prince (voivode) of Wallachia, a former polity which is now part of Romania.
1451 - Fled to Moldavia and was put under the protection of his uncle, Bogdan II.
1475 - Vlad and voivode Stephen Báthory of Transylvania invaded Wallachia with a mixed force of Transylvanians.
Probable source of Dracula vampire legend.
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