In this episode of Half-Arsed History, separate the truth from the fiction when it comes to the legacy of the brutal Vlad the Impaler, who is known for the harsh cruelty he showed to his foes.
As ever, this episode is not appropriate for children.
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Image: Unknown. Vlad Ţepeş, the Impaler, Prince of Wallachia. Circa 16th century. Oil on canvas. Gemäldegalerie, Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Vienna. Via Wikimedia Commons.