Google Doodle Celebrates Bram Stoker books 165’th Birthday

Today November 8, 2012 is the 165th birth anniversary of Bram Stoker (Abraham Stoker) & Google took up this to celebrate his birthday with a doodle  which was designed by talking inspiration from Irish author’s most famous work – ‘Dracula‘.

The Lettering style of the word Google on the Doodle is as like that of Bram Stoker first edition of ‘Dracula’ published in 1897.Clicking on the Google Doodle will redirect you to Google Search results page for the term “Bram Stoker books“.

The famous Gothic novel tells the story of Dracula’s attempt to relocate from Transylvania to England, and the battle between Dracula and a small group of men and women led by Professor Abraham Van Helsing.

Bram Stoker Books Google Doodle :

Google celebrates Bram Stoker 165'th Birthday with Doodle

 

Below is the cover page of ‘Dracula’ first edition published in 1897.

cover page of 'Dracula' first edition - Bram Stoker

ShortBio of Bram Stroker

  1. Abraham “Bram” Stoker (8 November 1847 – 20 April 1912) was an Irish novelist and short story writer.
  2. He was the personal assistant of actor Sir Henry Irving & business manager of the Lyceum Theatre in London.
  3. In 1878 Stoker married Florence Balcombe, daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel James Balcombe of 1 Marino Crescent.
  4. His first novel ‘The Snake’s Pass’ was published in 1890.
  5. Movies: Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Nosferatu, Dracula, Dracula, More
  6. Stoker’s stories are today included within the categories of “horror fiction,” “romanticized Gothic” stories, and “melodrama.”
  7. After suffering a number of strokes, Stoker died at No. 26 St George’s Square on 20 April 1912.

This Google Doodle came up after quite a bit of time, seems Google is becoming selective in choosing the personalities for Google Doodle.The previous one is Halloween Google Doodle.

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