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Abraham Van Helsing
Dracula character
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Edward Van Sloan as Van Helsing in Dracula (1931)
Created by Bram Stoker
Information
Aliases
  • Van Helsing
  • Doctor Van Helsing
  • Professor Van Helsing
Occupation
  • Vampire hunter
Religion Roman Catholic
Nationality Dutch
Birth place Amsterdam, Netherlands

Professor Abraham Van Helsing is a fictional character from the 1897 gothic horror novel Dracula. Van Helsing is an aged Dutch doctor with a wide range of interests and accomplishments, partly attested by the string of letters that follows his name: "MD, D.Ph., D.Litt., etc, etc," indicating a wealth of experience, education and expertise. The character is best known throughout many adaptations of the story as a vampire hunter and the archenemy of Count Dracula.

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