Dracula on Stamps

Vlad the Impaler (in Romanian, Vlad Țepeș) was a known ruler of mediaeval Wallachia, whose cold-blooded cruelty inspired Bram Stoker‘s “Dracula“. Though the vampirism of Vlad the Impaler is rather a matter of mythology and cult literature alike, his image remains as the arch-vampire.

Though one would say that vampires in general, and Dracula in particular, are not a common thing to see on stamps, we’ve gathered below all known stamps from this topic. Enjoy!


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Ireland

Ireland issued twice Dracula-themed stamps. The first time in 1997, which meant the centenary of Bram Stoker‘s “Dracula“, originally published in 1897.

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The second time, it was in 2012, to mark the centenary of the death of Bram Stoker.

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