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Harry Potter

Harry Potter

har·ry pot·ter /ˈhæri ˈpɒtər/

Harry James Potter, famously known as “The Boy Who Lived,” is a wizard who became one of the most famous heroes in the Wizarding World. He is best known for his defeat of the Dark wizard Lord Voldemort and his leadership in the fight against the Dark Arts.

Harry Potter Biography & History

Born on July 31, 1980, Harry Potter became an icon in the magical community, known for his courage, compassion, and extraordinary magical abilities.

Childhood and Early Life

Orphaned as a baby, Harry lived with his abusive Muggle aunt, uncle, and cousin until he learned about his magical heritage on his 11th birthday.

Hogwarts Years

Harry attended Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, where he was sorted into Gryffindor House. He became known for his Quidditch skills and was a central figure in many significant events at the school.

The Fight Against Voldemort

Throughout his time at Hogwarts, Harry engaged in a battle against Lord Voldemort, culminating in Voldemort’s defeat during the Battle of Hogwarts.

Adult Life

After leaving Hogwarts, Harry became an Auror and later the head of the Auror Office at the Ministry of Magic. He married Ginny Weasley, and they had three children.

Harry Potter’s Magical Abilities & Skills


Harry was an excellent Seeker for the Gryffindor Quidditch team.


For a time, Harry could speak Parseltongue, the snake language, due to Voldemort’s influence.

Defense Against the Dark Arts

Harry excelled in Defense Against the Dark Arts, even teaching his fellow students in Dumbledore’s Army.

People Close to Him

  • Hermione Granger: One of his best friends and a fellow member of the Golden Trio.
  • Ron Weasley: Another of his best friends, who stood by him through thick and thin.
  • Albus Dumbledore: His mentor and headmaster of Hogwarts.
  • Ginny Weasley: His wife, with whom he had three children.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who were Harry Potter’s parents?

James and Lily Potter.

What house was Harry Potter in at Hogwarts?


Who defeated Lord Voldemort?

Harry Potter.

Famous Quotes

“I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.”
“Working hard is important. But there is something that matters even more, believing in yourself.”

Fun Trivia Questions About Harry Potter

Question: What was Harry Potter’s Quidditch position?
Answer: Seeker.

Question: What scar is found on Harry Potter’s forehead?

Answer: A lightning-shaped scar.

Question: What organization did Harry Potter create to teach Defense Against the Dark Arts?

Answer: Dumbledore’s Army.