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(1980 - )
The Boy Who Lived, only known survivor of the Avada Kedavra curse and conqueror of Lord Voldemort, also known as Tom Riddle. Harry Potter joined the reshuffled Auror Department under Kingsley Shacklebolt at age 17, rising to become Head of said department in 2007.

Albus Dumbledore

1881 - 1996
Brilliant and often controversial headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Albus Dumbledore is most famous for his 1945 defeat of Grindelwald and his steadfast championing of Harry Potter, the Boy Who Lived. Dumbledore's self-proclaimed proudest achievement, however, was featuring on a Famous Wizards Chocolate Frog Card.

Rowena Ravenclaw

Medieval (precise dates unknown).
One of the four famous Founders of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Rowena Ravenclaw was the most brilliant witch of her time, though legend has it that a broken heart - cause unknown - contributed to her early demise.

Godric Gryffindor

Medieval (precise dates unknown)
One of the four famous Founders of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Godric Gryffindor was the most accomplished dueller of his time, an enlightened fighter against Muggle-discrimination and the first owner of the celebrated Sorting Hat.

Salazar Slytherin

Medieval (precise dates unknown)
One of the four celebrated Founders of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Salazar Slytherin was one of the first recorded Parselmouths, an accomplished Legilimens, and a notorious champion of pureblood supremacy.

Helga Hufflepuff

(Medieval, precise dates unknown)
One of the four celebrated Founders of Hogwarts, Hufflepuff was particularly famous for her dexterity at food-related Charms. Many recipes traditionally served at Hogwarts feasts originated with Hufflepuff.

Magenta Comstock

1895 - 1991
Experimental artist whose portraits' eyes not only follow the viewer around the room, but also follow them home.

Tilden Toots

1959 - present
'The wizard with three green thumbs' Celebrity herbologist and radio personality

Mnemone Radford

1562 - 1649
Developed Memory Modifying Charms.
First Ministry of Magic Obliviator.

Harvey Ridgebit

1881 - 1973
Dragonologist, caught first Peruvian Vipertooth, established world's largest dragon sanctuary in Romania.

Laurentia Fletwock

1947 - present
Celebrated breeder and racer of winged horses. Has campaigned for tighter restrictions on broomstick use.

Lorcan d'Eath

1964 - present
Heartthrob singer, part vampire, nineteen weeks at number 1 with hit song 'Necks to You.'

Idris Oakby

1872 - 1985
Founder of the S.S.S.
(Society for the Support of Squibs)

Hambledon Quince

1936 - present
Author of controversial theory that wizards originate from Mars, Muggles from mushrooms.

Erica Stainwright

1932 - 2001
Disgraced 1950s housekeeping guru who made fortune selling 'cleaning' potions that really generated more mould and grime.

Tarquin McTavish

1955 - present
Imprisoned for crimes against Muggle neighbour, who was discovered trapped inside McTavish's kettle.

Daisy Hookum

1962 - present
Wrote bestseller 'My Life as a Muggle', after giving up magic for a year.
Married to celebrity gardener Tilden Toots.

Fabius Watkins

1940 - 1975
Legendary Captain and Chaser of Montrose Magpies. Died in freak collision with helicopter.

Grogan Stump

1770 - 1884
Popular Minister for Magic, appointed 1811.

Daisy Dodderidge

1467 - 1555.
First landlady of the Leaky Cauldron.

Yardley Platt

1446 - 1557.
Serial goblin-killer.

Jocunda Sykes

1915 - present.
Famous for flying across the Atlantic on a broomstick - the first person to do so.

Bowman Wright

1492 – 1560
Famous for developing the Golden Snitch.

Carlotta Pinkstone

1922 – present.
Famous campaigner for lifting the International Confederation of Wizard’s Statute of Secrecy and telling Muggles that wizards still exist. Ms. Pinkstone has been imprisoned several times for her blatant and deliberate use of magic in public places.

Fifi LaFolle

(1888 – 1971)
Author of the 'Enchanted Encounters' series

Gaspard Shingleton

1959 – present.
Celebrated inventor of the Self-Stirring Cauldron.

Bridget Wenlock

(1202 – 1285)
Famous Arithmancer. First to establish the magical properties of the number seven

Chauncey Oldridge

(1342 – 1379)
First known victim of dragon pox

Elfrida Clagg

(1612 - 1687)
Chieftainess of Warlock’s Council

Felix Summerbee

(1447 – 1508)
Inventor of Cheering Charms

Gondoline Oliphant

(1720 – 1799) Famous for studies of life and habits of trolls. Clubbed to death in the Cotswolds while sketching.

Mungo Bonham

(1560 – 1659) Famous wizard healer. Founded St. Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries.

Artemisia Lufkin

(1754 – 1825) First witch to become Minister for Magic.

Derwent Shimpling

(1912 – present) Ate an entire Venomous Tentacula for a bet and survived, though is still purple.

Ignatia Wildsmith

(1227 – 1320) The witch who invented Floo powder.

Devlin Whitehorn

(1945 – present) Founder of the Nimbus racing broom company.

Glenda Chittock

(1964 – present)
Popular presenter of the W.W.N. (Wizarding Wireless Network) programme ‘Witching Hour’

Uric the Oddball

(Medieval, dates unknown)
Highly eccentric wizard who is famed, among other things, for wearing a jellyfish for a hat.

Honoria Nutcombe

(1665 – 1743)
Founded the Society for the Reformation of Hags.

Donaghan Tremlett

(1972 – present)
Bass player with the popular wizarding band The Weird Sisters

Gwenog Jones

(1968 – present)
Captain and Beater of only all-female national Quidditch Team, the Holyhead Harpies

Felix Summerbee

(1447 – 1508)
Inventor of Cheering Charms

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