Vlad The Impaler

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In this essay I will be talking about a person called “Monster” in history. If you haven’t already seen the title, I will talking about Vlad the Impaler. (Also referred to as Vlad III.) His father Vlad II was the elder in Wallachia. The king gave a nickname to Vlad II, he was given the nickname Dracul. Vlad III however got a new nickname too. His was Son of Dracul or Dracula. When Vlad II died in battle, his son (Vlad III rushed to take his throne. He got back in his father’s place, but it was short-lived. The other ruler that took the throne before him took it back. He switched sides of the war he was fighting for. Eventually he became more powerful on the other side. Vlad III became a voivode(Old Slavic, literally "war-leader" or "war-lord").

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