The Story of Jure Grando, the First Documented Vampire in History

Posted on Oct 25, 2016

If you believe that Dracula was the first character to jump start the vampire craze, you are unbelievably mistaken! There have been several well-documented cases throughout history which preceded the writings of Bram Stoker. One should bear in mind that these were actual accounts published in a newspaper at the time and that the events led to a large-scale vampire hysteria. Are you ready to find out the identity of the first documented case of vampirism?

1. Jure Grando, the Plague of Kringa (Croatia)

Jure Grando, the Plague of Kringa (Croatia)
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Centuries before the modern image of a handsome, mysterious vampire was created, actual monsters were said to claim the lives of many. Gruesome in appearance as well as in crimes committed, the first documented case of these creatures dates back to 17th century Croatia and tells the tale of a man called Jure Grando.
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