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Aberforth Dumbledore

Illustration of Aberforth Dumbledore from the second Order of the Phoenix infographic

Surly bartender at the Hog's Head pub and member of the Order of the Phoenix


Aberforth Dumbledore fact file


Full Name

Aberforth Dumbledore

Birthday

c. 1883

Patronus

Goat

Parents

Percival and Kendra Dumbledore

Skills

Bartending, caring for Ariana

Hobbies

Goats

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It’s your eye I’ve been seeing in the mirror


Harry Potter
The first Dumbledore's Army meeting is held in the Hog's Head

The first meeting


Mounted hogs head illustration

Behind the scenes: The Hog’s Head


Illustration of Aberforth Dumbledore's goat Patronus

Aberforth's Patronus


Harry's stag patronus charges across the lake towards the Dementors.

Patronus Charm

By J.K. Rowling


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The life and times of Albus Dumbledore


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My own brother, Aberforth, was prosecuted for practising inappropriate charms on a goat. It was all over the papers, but did Aberforth hide? No, he did not! He held his head high and went about his business as usual! Of course, I’m not entirely sure he can read, so that may not have been bravery ...


Albus Dumbledore
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Unsung heroes: Aberforth Dumbledore


When my sister was six years old, she was attacked, set upon, by three Muggle boys.


Extract

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

By J.K. Rowling

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I heard it first from my mother, and it soon became the tale I requested more often than any other at bedtime. This frequently led to arguments with my younger brother, Aberforth, whose favourite story was ‘Grumble the Grubby Goat’


Albus Dumbledore
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The mysterious life and death of Ariana Dumbledore


‘Who says I’ve given up?’


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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

By J.K. Rowling