10 Dark Vlad The Impaler Tattoos

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Vlad The Impaler tattoos are a dark and sinister design inspired by one of history's most feared figures!

Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia aka Vlad The Impaler is one of history's darkest and most interesting figures. A ruler of what would become Romania Vlad III was a member of the House of Drăculești and thereafter known as Vlad Drăculea or Vlad Dracula! In his lifetime Vlad III was a ruler and leader of a region that today sits in Romania, where he is still held as a folk hero for his role in protecting people from the Ottoman conquest of the Balkans. However it his dark sinister nature that most are familiar with. Famed for impaling his enemies on large wooden sticks Vlad III had a reputation for excessive violence and cruelty which spread throughout Europe and after his death earned him the name 'Vlad The Impaler'.

Such is the dark reputation of Vlad III that Count Dracula in Bram Stoker's 1897 novel Dracula was inspired by the real life ruler!! Vlad The Impaler tattoos then are a design filled with sinister associations, though they still look awesome! Tattooed in a classic traditional style Vlad The Impaler tattoos are a unique design that will leave you wanting to see more. Take a look at these Vlad The Impaler tattoos and see one of history's darkest figures in ink!!

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Tattoo by @qg74
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