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Vampire Timeline

730s CE
The Baital Pachisi, a collection of twenty-five fables surrounding Vikram the Vampire, is composed in Sanskrit by the scholar Bhavbhuti.

First appearance of the word “upir” in a document referring to a Russian prince as “Upir Lichy”, or wicked vampire.

William of Newburgh’s “Chronicles“. It records several stories of vampire like revenants in England.

Vlad Dracula, or Vlad the Impaler, is born.

Vlad the Impaler is assassinated.

The Malleus Maleficarium, known as the witch hunter’s bible, is written by Heinrich Kramer and Jacob Sprenger. The topic of how to hunt and destroy a vampire is discussed.

Erzsebet (Elizabeth) Bathory is born.

Elizabeth Bathory is tried and convicted of killing several hundred girls. Her sentence is life imprisonment.

Elizabeth Bathory dies.

Leo Allatius, a cleric of the Greek Church, writes De quorundam Graecorum Opinationibus which contains explanations of the vrykolakas; the vampires.

A German vampire text, De Masticatione Mortuorum, is written by Phillip Rohr.

Arnold Paole unleashes his vampiric terror on the town of Meduegna.

The word “vampyre” enters the English language. 1748 – The first modern vampyre poem, “Der Vampir“, is published.

A vampire appears in Lord Byron’s “The Giaour.”

John Polidori‘s The Vampyre, is the first vampire story in English is published.

Bram Stoker is born.

In Italy, Vincenzo Verzeni is convicted of murdering two people and drinking their blood.

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu publishes the novella Carmilla.

The body of Mercy Brown, a Rhode Islander who died at 19 years old, is dug up and exhumed for suspicions of it being a vampire.

Dracula by Bram Stoker is published in England.

Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror, directed by F. W. Murnau is released in Germany. It is the unauthorized adaption of Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

Fritz Haarmann the “Vampire of Hanover” is arrested, tried and convicted of killing more than 20 people in a vampiric crime spree.

Dracula, starring Bela Lugosi, is released.

The movie Vampyr, directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer, is released.

Dracula’s Daughter is released.

Son of Dracula, stars Lon Chaney, Jr., as Dracula.

Richard Matheson publishes I Am Legend, regarded as one of the most influential vampire novels of the 20th century

Hammer releases Dracula (UK) Horror of Dracula (USA) Christopher Lee’s first appearance in the role; first version of Dracula in color.

Roger Vadim directs Blood and Roses, based on Carmilla.

“The Munsters” and “The Addams Family”; television shows with vampiric characters.

Jeanne Youngson founds The Count Dracula Fan Club.

“Dark Shadows,” a show featuring vampires, premieres.

Sean Manchester founds The Vampire Research Society.

In Search of Dracula by Raymond T. McNally and Radu Florescu is published.

Stephan Kaplan founds The Vampire Research Centre.

The “Highgate Vampire” incident and mass vampire hunt occurs in London.

Count Yorga – Vampire: released starring Robert Quarry.

The Dracula Society is founded.

The first of the Vampire Chronicles, Interview With the Vampire, by Anne Rice is published.

Frank Langella stars in the remake of Dracula.

Richard Chase, the so-called Dracula Killer of Sacramento, California, commits suicide in prison.

The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice is published and reaches the best seller list.

Original Fright Night is released.

Near Dark, a vampire film directed by Kathryn Bigelow, is released.

The first Lost Boys, a vampire film directed by Joel Schumacher, is released.

My Best Friend is a Vampire, a vampire comedy film directed by Jimmy Huston, is released.

The Queen of the Damned is published by Anne Rice.

Vampire: The Masquerade,” the vampire role-playing game is released by White Wolf.

Bram Stoker’s Dracula, directed by Francis Ford Coppola opens.

Andrei Chikatilo of Russia, is sentenced to death after killing and vampirizing 55 people.

The Tale of the Body Thief by Anne Rice is published.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer, written by Joss Whedon is released.

The film version of Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire opens with Tom Cruise as the Vampire Lestat and Brad Pitt as Louis.


Kindred: The Embraced airs, a show based on the popular White Wolf RPG


Buffy, a TV series about a vampire slayer, premiers.

The Last Vampire by Christopher Pike is published

Blade is released into theaters.

Pandora by Anne Rice is published.

The Vampire Armand by Anne Rice is published.

Vittorio the Vampire by Anne Rice is published.

In the Forests of the Night, by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes, is published, the first in her Den of Shadows series.


Underworld, a film about vampires and lycans, is released.


The Historian, by Elizabeth Kostova, is published.

Vampires: A Field Guide to the Creatures that Stalk the Night, by Bob Curran, is published.

Twilight, by Stephanie Meyer, is published.


Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter: Guilty Pleasures Vol. 1, by Laurel K. Hamilton, is published.

Vampyre: The Terrifying Lost Journal of Dr. Cornelius Van Helsing, by Gustav de Wolff, is published.

Vampirates: Demons of the Ocean, by Justin Somper, is published.

Blood Ties, a vampire TV series, premiers in the United States.

Moonlight, a vampire TV series, premiers in the United States.


True Blood premiers on HBO.

Let the Right One In, a film adaptation of a 2004 novel by John Ajvide Lindqvist, is shown at a film festival in Sweden.

Immortal: Love Stories With Bite, including vampire stories by Tanith Lee, Kristen Cast, Rachel Caine, and others, is published.

Bathory, a film about Elizabeth Bathory, is released.


The Strain, a book by Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan, is published.

Mr. Darcy, Vampire, by Amanda Grange, is published.

By Blood We Live, a collection of vampire stories with contributions from authors such as Stephen King, Anne Rice, Tanith Lee, L. A. Banks, Garth Nix, and more, is published.

The Vampire Diaries, a TV series based on a book series by L. J. Smith, premiers on the CW.

Thirst, a vampire film, is shown at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival where it received the Jury Prize.

The Vampire’s Assistant, the film adaption, is released.

How to Be a Vampire: A Fangs-On Guide for the Newly Undead by Amy Gray, is published.

  • Anshu

    Well…. King Vikramaditya was not the vampire in the Vikram-Betal story.. i suggest u first go throgh the folklore and make the ammends

  • Khrysten

    Anita Blake novel is older than that.

    • Cutegirl

      Oh really I didint know that

    • Kat

      Yeah, the novels have been around for at least twenty years, maybe twenty-one, according to the fairly recent novel Affliction. Its inscription on the inner folio page commemorates twenty years of being together.

  • Anthony

    There was a tv series called Kindred: The Embraced. Came out in 1996,in April. I remembered becauced I recorded the series. The series did't last a full season,what a shame.

    • deaaqua

      Yea, I loved that show! It was doing really well in the ratings and it was going to have another season, but, the main actor in the show died in a motorcycle accident :(

  • Moonlight

    The timeline is talking about the comic book :)

    • Cutegirl

      Isn’t it talking about the movie to wait nvm

  • evil chick

    im am like the biggers vampire fan

  • Deborah Leah Power

    l love vampires lam a big fan ,l have over 60 vampire movies including dracula l don’t know if they a real but we will never no

    • Jade

      we are very real

      • Cutegirl

        Cool wait really? Cuz my mother does not believe

      • Deborah Leah Power

        Me to l love my vampires ,l wish l really could meet one,plus l have over 60 movies as well

  • Michealbobb

    I’m Micheal bobb from the United States, I was been transformed to a vampire through the help of a vampire spell caster, it was just as easy as possible, at first I was thinking it was going to take a while for my (D.N.A) to respond to the spell. All I did was just follow the instructions that I was been told, I bet it would surprise you to know that the instructions I followed changed my entire life to something more better than i have ever desired, freedom,fame.influence.connections and even more that I can Imagine. Thanks to my dear friend Mr Scott who connected me to Mystic Vampire Spell Home…

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    • Guest

      What spell did u use? Cuz I can’t go on gmail wait nvm how do I delet this ?

      • Cutegirl


      • Cutegirl

        He told u how to do the spell

    • Selly

      hai Michael..
      can u turn me to be a vampire?

  • Cutegirl

    Isn’t this books about vampires and what date they where published in ?

  • Cutegirl

    Sorry I’m new on this website don’t know what I’m doing and nice users

    • vampboy

      are you believer?

      • vampiresuck

        vampire they are nope true is just a joke guys whatever …..

  • cutebaby

    are you guys vampires?

  • Samantha Nesara Johnson

    2014 Dracula untold with Luke Evans

  • Antonia Vampir

    Ich Liebe Vampire einfach ,weil ich weis wie Blut riecht und schmeckt!
    Ich habe schon sehr viel Blut getrunken!
    Von mir und von dennen die es mia erlaubt haben zu kosten!
    Und es hat sehr gut geschmeckt!Riechen kann es auch sehr gut aber auch schlecht!
    Manchmal kann es Blumig riechen ,aber jedes Blut riecht nach Rostigen Metall und Salz!
    Das müsst ihr mal kosten!!!
    Es schmeckt sooooooooooooooooooo gut!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Antonia Vampir

    Aber ich kann es riechen!!!!
    Ich kann nichts dafür!!!!
    Und da bin ich neugierig geworden wie es schmeckt!!!!
    Als erster hab ich von mir gekostet und habe bei jedem gefragt wen eine offene Wunde bluttet!!!!
    Es tut mir soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo leid!!!!
    Ich mach es eh nicht mehr!!!!!
    Nie wieder!!!!




  • Laurie

    I don’t see Carmilla (1871)

  • Laurie

    Actually I don’t see a lot of things. Nice list though, and the site overall

  • vampboy

    are you believers?

  • twilightgirl

    I’m going to turn myself into a vampire by saying this 10 times: Blood red pale skin moonlight draw me in quench my thirst coursing veins let my body feel no pain. side effects you hate food and there’s also dissieness headache you feel thirsty you don’t like cameras and your eyes change colors. team edward twilight is awesome! ;]

    • Jimmy Reese

      Does it have to be at a proper time?
      Or moon phase.

  • Haruka

    four books of Anne Rice are missing. Blood and Gold ( 2001 ) , Blackwood Farm ( 2002 ) , Blood Canticle ( 2003 ) and the last and new one. Prince Lestat ( 2014 )

  • Haruka

    I don’t see Salem’s Lot by Stephen King either..

  • priya

    I love damon!!!!!

  • Christian John Mozo (Chris)

    yes more vampire information hahahaha I love this im actually a vampire