Prince Charles claims he is related to Dracula.
Prince Charles made the connection during a recent interview that will air as part of an upcoming TV show to promote the preservation of forests in Romania’s Transylvania region. “I have a bit of a stake in the country,” the Prince said.
“The genealogy shows that I am descended from Vlad the Impaler,” Prince Charles said.
Son of the Dragon
DraculaVlad, also known as the Impaler means’ son of the dragon’ [Vlad’s father] was a member of the Order of the Dragon.
Vlad, 15th-Century Romanian warlord, also inspired the 1897 novel “Dracula” by Bram Stoker.
Charles said “Transylvania’s pristine landscapes and rural farming traditions make it a national treasure.” He owns a home in the region.