Google Commemorate Bram Stoker "Dracula"Thursday, November 08, 2012
Today, Bram Stoker the creator of Dracula celebrates his birthday. Google to commemorate his birthday created this google doodle that appears on their home page . Abraham "Bram" Stoker born on November 8, 1847 in the northside of Dublin, Ireland. Although, he was well known as an assistant of actor Henry Irving, his story about Dracula made him to be known even up to this date.
Although "Dracula" was fiction, it was created through his imaginary creation based on his studies about europeon folklore and mythological series regarding vampires.
Dracula which is considered as a gothic horror was written in 1897, the character of Count Dracula which many believe that it was connected with Transylvannian Vlad III Dracula who killed more than 100,000 European civilians with his favorite sharp pole. Dracula was adapted in different films. In 1931 it starred Bela Lugosi and Tod Browning and 1958 which star Christopher Lee whom until now was one of the well known horror movie.
Fiction, legend or real facts, Dracula was indeed a story that made Bram Stoker to be known in the world of horror stories and even after a century, Dracula would always be remembered.