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Rufus Scrimgeour

Rufus Scrimgeour addressing the Ministry

Shrewd successor of Cornelius Fudge as Minister for Magic

Rufus Scrimgeour fact file


Highly regarded as a skilled Auror


1st August, 1997

Harry and Arthur Weasley inside the Minstry of Magic.

Ministers for Magic

By J.K. Rowling

Rufus Scrimgeour gives a speech at the Ministry of Magic

Scrimgeour's speech

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Dumbledore’s man through and through, aren’t you, Potter?

Rufus Scrimgeour
Professor Umbridge's office at Hogwarts.

Dolores Umbridge

By J.K. Rowling

Scrimgeour dicusses Albus Dumbledore's will with Harry, Ron and Hermione at The Burrow

The will of Albus Dumbledore

The lynx Patronus interrupts Bill and Fleur's wedding with a warning.

Kingsley's word of warning

‘“To Harry James Potter,”’ he read, and Harry’s insides contracted with a sudden excitement, ‘“I leave the Snitch he caught in his...


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

By J.K. Rowling