Doctor Victor Frankenstein (occasionally Victor von Frankenstein) is a character created by Mary Shelley in 1818, in her famous book "Frankenstein". He's a medical student from Genève who researched life and how to create it. He went into graveyards to exhume corpses and create an artificial creature with them. He stole a brain from a laboratory. His creation is known as The Creature, who is a recurrent boss in the Castlevania series. Doctor Frankenstein does not make any appearances in the Castlevania games, but he does appear in the the game book The Devil Castle Dracula: The Battle of Old Castle.