Quick facts for kidsAbraham Van Helsing
Edward Van Sloan as Van Helsing in Dracula (1931)
|Created by||Bram Stoker|
|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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Dracula and Rachel Van Helsing: The Tomb of Dracula No. 40 (Jan. 1976). Art by Gene Colan and Tom Palmer.
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