Who among us has not read and / or seen the Harry Potter saga in the cinema
But we are sure to know everything about the most famous wizard in the world
Did you know that the number that Arthur Weasley dials in the telephone box that will take him with Harry to the Ministry of Magic contains a message
And that McGonagall was a Quidditch player
The BuzzFeed.com site has collected curiosities that not everyone knows about the world of Harry Potter. Read also: 19 Harry Potter movie details you never noticed Harry Potter 36 character curiosities

  1. When Voldemort dies, during the Battle of Hogwats, he is 71 years old. Tome Riddle (Voldemort’s real name) was born on December 31, 1926.
  2. The number Arthur Weasley dials in the phone booth that will take him to the Ministry of Magic with Harry and 6-2-4-4-2. The letters underneath those numbers make up a word: magic.
  3. Quidditch is the most popular sport among European witches and wizards. In America, on the other hand, Quodpot is the favorite sport.
  4. King’s Cross Station line 7½ is the departure point for the long distance train which stops only for wizards at European stations.
  5. The character of Professor Snape is inspired, in large part, by Rowling’s old chemistry master.
  6. After Hogwarts, Hermione worked for the Ministry of Magic at the Department for Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures to gain more rights for house elves and other magical creatures. She later moved on to the Magical Law Enforcement Department.
  7. Harry and Ron completely revolutionized the Auror Department of the Ministry of Magic.
  8. Harry became the head of the Auror Department and, subsequently, the entire Department of Magical Law Enforcement. In addition, on several occasions, he has given lectures on defense against the dark arts in the classrooms of Hogwarts.
  9. After leaving his job at the Ministry of Magic, Ron joins his brother George in running Weasley’s Wizard Wheezes.
  10. After Hogwarts, Ginny Weasley becomes a professional Quidditch player. After having her first child with Harry, she joins the sports editorial team of the Daily Prophet.
  11. The names of Harry’s children are in memory of some of the characters: James Sirus, Albus Severus and Lily Luna.
  12. George Weasley married Angelina Johnson. Together, they have two children: Fred and Roxanne.
  13. Twins George and Fred Weasley were born on April 1st.
  14. Harry, Ron and Hermione all had Chocolate Frogs dedicated to them. Like Dumbledore, Ron believes this to be the greatest achievement of his life.
  15. In a handwritten review of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix for Entertainment Weekly, Stephen King considers Professor Umbridge the best fictional villain since Hannibal Lecter.
  16. The Hogwarts school motto is “Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus”, which means “Never tickle a sleeping dragon.”
  17. When he was young, Dumbledore fell in love with Gellert Grindelwald, before he became the most terrible wizard of black magic (before Voldemort).
  18. Minerva McGonagall was unhappily in love with a Muggle in her youth, but then fled to London for a job at the Department of Magical Law Enforcement.
  19. McGonagall was a very talented Quidditch player when she was a student. After a serious injury, however, you give up the sport.
  20. Harry and his inventor, JK Rowling, celebrate their birthday on the same day: July 31st.
  21. After Hogwarts, Luna Lovegood became a naturalist and during her work she met and married Rolf Scamander .. The grandfather of Rolf Scamander and Newt Scamander, the hero of the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them .
  22. After the wedding, Neville Longbottom and Hannah Abbott moved to London. Neville worked briefly as an Auror, but then became a Herbology teacher at Hogwarts.
  23. Rowling modeled young Hermione more or less on herself. Precisely for this reason she gave her as her Patronus her favorite animal of hers: an otter.
  24. Had it been up to his father, Draco Malfoy would have gone to school at the Durmstrang Institute. However, his mother did not want to send him that far.
  25. JK Rowling used her depression (following the death of her mother) as a model to create the Dementors and the feeling they trigger.
  26. Ron, Harry and Hermione arrived at the school of magic in 1991.
  27. In ” Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire “, there is a scene in Dumbledore’s office where there is a clear allusion to ” Herry Potter and the Deathly Hallows ” along with a dialogue: “See Harry I have searched and searched something, a few small details. Something I might have overlooked, something that would explain why these terrible things happened. Every time I get close to an answer that slips away, it’s maddening. “
  28. In advance of filming ” Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban “, director Alfonso Cuaron asked the three main actors to write an essay on their characters. Emma Watson wrote 16 pages about Hermione, Daniel Radcliffe wrote a page about Harry, and Rupert Grint never turned in the assignment.
  29. Before being cast to play Draco Malfoy, Tom Felton also read the character parts of Harry and Ron.
  30. During the filming of ” Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban “, the pockets of Tom Felton’s Hogwarts cloak were sewn as the actor kept trying to smuggle food onto the set.
  31. During the filming of the kissing scene between Harry and Hermione, Rupert Grint was invited to leave the set because he kept laughing.
  32. In Greyfriars Kirk Cemetery in Edinburgh, there are three tombstones with the names Thomas Riddle, William McGonagall, and Elizabeth Moodie. JK Rowling is said to have been inspired by those tombstones to name her characters.
  33. Because readers of the books had trouble pronouncing Hermione’s name, Rowling wrote a scene in which she explained her name to Viktor Krum.
  34. JK Rowling rejected Michael Jackson’s request to produce a Harry Potter musical.
  35. Professor Dumbledore has a scar on his left knee. The scar is shaped like a map of the London Underground.
  36. JK Rowling had decided that the final word of the famous wizard saga was “scar”. Over time, she then changed her mind, opting for a more serene one: “Everything was fine”.
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