The small town of Kisilova, Serbia, was struck by a devastating case of vampire hysteria in 1725 when a peasant farmer rose from the dead and began murdering the villagers. In this mini-episode of our 13 Nights of Halloween series, we discuss the world's first recorded vampire. 

Articles used in research:

https://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Blagojević%2C+Peter

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sAinc3svOT0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kB6iEKFJ1jU

https://www.dictionary.com/browse/vampire

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petar_Blagojevi%C4%87

https://www.history.com/topics/folklore/vampire-history

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3888192/Days-vampires-real-nightmare-17th-18th-century-research-says-creatures-infesting-villages-Eastern-Europe.html

https://vampireunderworld.com/vampirism/hawthorn/

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