Harry Potter. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. "This is a story full of surprises and jokes; comparisons with Dahl are, this time, justified.
" —The Sunday Times Both the book and motion picture were released in the United States under the name Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, because the publishers were concerned that most American readers would not be familiar enough with the term "Philosopher's Stone". However this discussion lead to criticism by the British public who felt as if it shouldn't be changed due to the fact it was an English book. Dedication. Lord Voldemort. Related webpages: Birth name: Tom Marvolo Riddle.
While in school, Riddle rearranged the letters in this given name into "I am Lord Voldemort [...] a name I knew wizards everywhere would one day fear to speak, when I had become the greatest sorcerer in the world! " (PS17) Birthdate: Dec. 31 (HBP13), c. 1926 (formula: events of 1943 referred to as "fifty years ago" in 1992). Quirinus Quirrell. "I met him when I travelled around the world.
A foolish young man I was then, full of ridiculous ideas about good and evil. My master showed me how wrong I was. Albus Dumbledore. "Albus Dumbledore was never proud or vain; he could find something to value in anyone, however apparently insignificant or wretched, and I believe that his early losses endowed him with great humanity and sympathy.
I shall miss his friendship more than I can say, but my loss is as nothing compared to the wizarding world's. Argus Filch. "I bet you'll think twice about breaking a school rule again, won't you, eh?
Oh, yes… hard work and pain are the best teachers, if you ask me… It's just a pity they let the old punishments die out… hang you by your wrists from the ceiling for a few days, I've got the chains still in my office, keep 'em well oiled in case they're ever needed… Right, off we go, and don't think of running off, now. It'll be worse for you if you do. " —Argus Filch escorts Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Neville Longbottom and Draco Malfoy to their detention in the Forbidden Forest. Severus Snape.
Severus Snape details: Birth date: January 9, 1960 Died: May 2, 1998 House: Slytherin Patronus: Doe Actor: Alan Rickman Severus Snape bio: Severus Snape grew up in the Muggle town of Spinner’s End and at the age of nine, when he met a young Lily Evans, he promptly fell in love.
At Hogwarts, Snape was tormented by James Potter and Sirius Black but took solace in his friendship with Lily, until his obsession with the dark arts and blood status strained their relationship. Soon after graduation, Snape joined Lord Voldemort and became a Death Eater. Rubeus Hagrid. Professor Rubeus Hagrid (b. 6 December, 1928) was a half-giant wizard, son of Mr.
Hagrid and the giantess Fridwulfa, and elder half-brother of the giant Grawp. He attended Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in 1940 and was sorted into Gryffindor house. Mrs Norris. Mrs Norris is the pet cat of Argus Filch, the caretaker of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Mrs Norris is described as having an unusually strong connection with her master, alerting him to any students misbehaving inside the school grounds. She is described as appearing almost the same way as Filch, with bulging yellow, lamp-like eyes, a scrawny, skeletal body and dust-coloured fur. Biography Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger often narrowly escaped the cat on their nightly trips through the school. Minerva McGonagall. "Transfiguration is some of the most complex and dangerous magic you will learn at Hogwarts.
Anyone messing around in my class will leave and not come back. You have been warned. " —McGonagall's warning at the beginning of Harry Potter and Ron Weasley's first Transfiguration class. [src] McGonagall was also a member of the First and Second Order of the Phoenix. She survived the Second Wizarding War, continued her job as Headmistress for at least ten years, and retired sometime in the late 2000s or 2010s.
Biography Early life. Madam Hooch. Madam Hooch taught Harry Potter and his classmates how to ride a broomstick in 1991, and refereed the Gryffindor versus Slytherin match that same year, where Gryffindor emerged victorious.
One of her games was cancelled just after starting due to the Petrification of Hermione Granger and Penelope Clearwater in 1993. In the next school year, Hooch, with Professor Flitwick, was in charge of examining a Firebolt sent to Harry Potter in case it was jinxed or cursed. Her lessons were probably inspected by Dolores Umbridge in 1995, the same year that she had to stop Harry and George Weasley from attacking Draco Malfoy. Two years after, Madam Hooch likely took part in the Battle of Hogwarts, as all the other teachers did. Biography. Draco Malfoy. "I really don't think they should let the other sort in, do you? They're just not the same, they've never been brought up to know our ways. Some of them have never even heard of Hogwarts until they get the letter, I imagine. I think they should keep it in the old wizarding families. " —Draco to Harry Potter before their first year at Hogwarts[src] Draco Lucius Malfoy (b. 5 June, 1980) was a pure-blood wizard and the only son of Lucius and Narcissa Malfoy (née Black).
Harry James Potter. "You are protected, in short, by your ability to love! The only protection that can possibly work against the lure of power like Voldemort's! Petunia Dursley. "Oh, she got a letter just like that and disappeared off to that . . . that school--and came home every holiday with her pockets full of frog-spawn, turning tea-cups into rats. I was the only one who saw her for what she was . . . a freak! But for my mother and father, oh no, it was Lily this and Lily that, they were proud of having a witch in the family! " —Petunia to Harry Potter. [src] Petunia Dursley (née Evans) (fl. 1959—1997) was a Muggle, the eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs Evans and the older sister of the Muggle-born witch Lily.
Vernon Dursley. "There's no such thing as magic! " Vernon Dursley (fl. 1959-1997) was a Muggle, husband of Petunia Dursley (née Evans) and father of Dudley Dursley and uncle of Harry Potter. He lived in 4 Privet Drive along with his wife and son for nearly twenty years until they were forced into hiding during the escalation of the Second Wizarding War. Dudley Dursley. Dudley Dursley: "I don’t think you’re a waste of space. " Harry Potter: "Well… er… thanks, Dudley. " Neville Longbottom. Hedwig. "Very smart owl you've got there. Oliver Wood. "Bad news, Harry. I've just been to see Professor McGonagall about the Firebolt.
She - er - got a bit shirty with me. Ronald Bilius Weasley. Ron Weasley details: Hermione Jean Granger. Crookshanks. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Molly Weasley. Arthur Weasley. Percy Weasley. Fred and George Weasley. Giny Weasley. Colin Creevey. Profesora Sprout. Lucius Malfoy. Basilisk. Myrtle. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Cornelius Fudge. Dementor. Sirius Black. Remus Lupin. Peter Pettigrew. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Fleur Delacour. Olympe Maxime. Viktor Krum. Igor Karkaroff. Cedric Diggory. Cho Chang.
Barty Crouch. Barty Crouch Jr. Alastor Moody. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.