Bram Stoker
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Bram Stoker

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Birthday
8, 1847
Birthplace
Dublin, Ireland
Death Date
Apr 20, 1912 (64)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
8, 1847
Birthplace
Dublin, Ireland
Death Date
Apr 20, 1912 (64)

About

Author of the famous 1897 horror novel, Dracula, which has been adapted into countless films. He is considered a Gothic writer of the Victorian era.

Before Fame

He graduated from Trinity College, London with a degree in mathematics and went on to become the business manager of the Lyceum Theatre in London's West End. He published is first novel, The Primrose Path, in 1875.

Trivia

He published the horror novel, The Lady of the Shroud, in 1909.

Family Life

In 1878, he married Florence Balcombe, who had previously been romantically pursued by Oscar Wilde. Stoker and his wife had one child, Irving Noel Thornley Stoker.

Associated With

His masterpiece work, Dracula, has become a highly romanticized horror and popular culture classic, much like Mary Shelley's work, Frankenstein.