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Harry Potter

Harry Potter is The Boy Who Lived, singled out by Lord Voldemort at birth to be his greatest rival, and our hero


Harry in front of the Mirror of erised

The Potter Family

By J.K. Rowling


Harry holds up the Qudditch Cup.

Gryffindor win the Quidditch cup


The Gryffindor Common Room

The Original Forty

By J.K. Rowling


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Pity you can’t attach an extra arm to yours, Malfoy. Then it could catch the Snitch for you.


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An illustration of Harry in the Owlery.

In the Owlery


Harry, Ron and the Patil twins at the Yule Ball.

All dressed up


Ron flying Harry's Firebolt from the Prisoner of Azkaban

Firebolt

By J.K. Rowling


The Knightbus with beds in it

The Knight Bus

By J.K. Rowling


Ginny and Harry kiss

8 adorable Harry and Ginny moments


An illustration of Harry with gills

Breathing underwater


I dreamed a giant called Hagrid came to tell me I was going to a school for wizards. When I open my eyes I’ll be at home in my cupboard...


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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

By J.K. Rowling

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Just promise never to try and save my life again.


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Harry and Dumbledore's Army in the Room of Requirement

The essential spells taught to Dumbledore's Army


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It’s got to be like this. It’s got to be me.


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Harry Potter fact file


Full Name

Harry James Potter

Birthday

31 July 1980

Wand

Holly and Phoenix feather, eleven inches, nice and supple, it shares its core with Voldemort's wand

House

Gryffindor

Patronus

Stag

Parents

Lily and James Potter

Skills

Parseltongue, Defence Against the Dark Arts, skilled Seeker