Formerly known as Tom Marvolo Riddle and commonly referred to as He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named. The most powerful Dark wizard of all time
Lord Voldemort fact file
- Full Name
Lord Voldemort, formerly Tom Marvolo Riddle. Also known as the Dark Lord, He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named and You-Know-Who
31 December 1926
Thirteen and a half inches, yew, phoenix feather, shares its core with Harry Potter's wand
Tom Riddle Sr (Muggle) and Merope Gaunt (witch)
Dark magic, Inferi creation and control, Parseltongue and the power to possess living creatures
2 May 1998
I'm going to sit here and watch you die, Harry Potter. Take your time. I'm in no hurry.
‘How is it that a baby with no extraordinary magical talent managed to defeat the greatest wizard of all time?’
Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets
by J.K. Rowling
I was ripped from my body, less than spirit, less than the meanest ghost … but still, I was alive.