The Real Doctor Frankenstein

By Akemi Iwaya on September 2nd, 2014

Nearly all of us have seen at least one or more movie adaptions of the classic Frankenstein story, but was there a real Doctor Frankenstein, or at least a real-life individual that the character was based on? Today’s video looks at real-life people and historical medical science that may have helped to shape Mary Shelley’s classic story!

The Real “Doctor Frankenstein” [YouTube]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 09/2/14
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