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April 29, 2010

Arnold Paole

Arnold Paole (otherwise known as Arnold Paul) was the subject of one of the most famous 18th century vampire cases.  During the 18th century there was a “wave of vampire attacks” in central Europe.  This outbreak in vampire attacks caused a resurgence of revived interest in vampires in England and France in the early 19th […]

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April 26, 2010

Countess Elizabeth Bathory

Countess Elizabeth Bathory (or Erzsébet Báthory) is associated with vampirism due to her lust for killing young servant girls and then draining their blood, in which she bathed in order to retain her youthful beauty.  Elizabeth was born in 1560 and was the daughter of George and Anna Bathory.  It is frequently cited that Elizabeth […]

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