William Wilkinson (diplomat)
William Wilkinson (died 1836) was British Consul to the principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia, appointed to Bucharest by the Levant Company in 1813; he was recalled in 1816. He wrote a book An Account of the Principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia: With Various Political Observations Relating to Them (1820). It was one of the books on which Bram Stoker took notes before writing Dracula, and the Romanian name Dracula was taken from it.
- Review. - Wilkinson's Wallachia and Moldavia, The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 129, 1821 
- W. G. East (30 June 2011). The Union of Moldavia and Wallachia, 1859: An Episode in Diplomatic History. Cambridge University Press. p. 181. ISBN 978-1-107-60131-4.
- Alfred C. Wood (13 May 2013). A History of the Levant Company. Routledge. p. 196. ISBN 978-1-136-23734-8.
- An account of the principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia - William Wilkinson, Longman, 1820 (Google Free eBook)
- Vesna Goldsworthy (1998). Inventing Ruritania: The Imperialism of the Imagination. Yale University Press. p. 77. ISBN 978-0-300-07312-6.
- Mark Jenkins (2010). Vampire Forensics: Uncovering the Origins of an Enduring Legend. National Geographic. p. 57. ISBN 978-1-4262-0607-8.
- Lucia Patrizio Gunning (2009). The British Consular Service in the Aegean and the Collection of Antiquities for the British Museum. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. p. 35. ISBN 978-0-7546-6023-1.
- The Gentleman's Magazine. R. Newton. 1837. p. 669.
- An Account of the Principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia: With Various Political Observations Relating to Them; 1820; at Google Books.
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