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Bram Stoker Biography

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Study Guide (1847-1912) Irish writer. Bram Stoker wrote novels and short stories, but he's usually best remembered for his famous vampire book, Dracula, which which first appeared in 1897. Read more about the life and works of Bram Stoker, the vampire maker!

Bram Stoker Birth:

He was born on November 8, 1847 in Clontarf. His parent were from Dublin, and he was one of seven children. He once wrote of his childhood, saying, "I was naturally thoughtful, and the leisure of long illness gave opportunity for many thoughts which were fruitful according to their kind in later years."

Bram Stoker Education:

He attended a private school that was run by Rev. William Woods, and he later attended Trinity College, Dublin. He graduated with honors in Mathmatics.

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