Muggles' Guide to Harry Potter/Characters

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The TrioEdit

The three most prominently featured protagonists in the series; often referred to as "the Trio".

Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and WizardryEdit

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Regular occupants and students of Hogwarts.


  • Firenze
    • Divination professor (Harry's 5th - 7th Years)
  • Rubeus Hagrid
    • Care of Magical Creatures professor (Harry's 3rd - 7th Years)
    • Gamekeeper
  • Remus Lupin
    • Defence Against the Dark Arts professor (Harry's 3rd Year)
  • Minerva McGonagall
    • Deputy-Headmistress
    • Gryffindor Head of House
    • Transfiguration professor
  • Horace Slughorn
    • Potions professor (Harry's 6th - 7th Years)
    • Slytherin Head of House (Harry's 7th Year)
  • Severus Snape
    • Slytherin Head of House (Harry's 1st - 6th Years)
    • Potions professor (Harry's 1st - 5th Years)
    • Defence Against the Dark Arts professor (Harry's 6th Year)
    • Headmaster (Harry's 7th Year)
  • Dolores Umbridge
    • Headmistress (Harry's 5th Year)
    • High Inquisitor (Harry's 5th Year)
    • Defence Against the Dark Arts professor (Harry's 5th Year)


Hogwarts students arranged into houses by the Sorting Hat: Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, Slytherin.

Gryffindor HouseEdit

Current (during novels)Edit
Past House membersEdit

Hufflepuff HouseEdit

Ravenclaw HouseEdit

Slytherin HouseEdit

Other ResidentsEdit




Other SchoolsEdit

Beauxbatons Academy of MagicEdit

Durmstrang InstituteEdit


Characters arranged by family.

Black FamilyEdit

See also: Black Family

Dumbledore FamilyEdit

Dursley FamilyEdit

Gaunt FamilyEdit

See also: Gaunt Family

Malfoy FamilyEdit

Potter FamilyEdit

(married to Ginny with three kids, Albus, James, and Lily)

Snape FamilyEdit

Weasley FamilyEdit

See also: Weasley Family

Peverell FamilyEdit

Antioch Cadmus Ignotus

Other Major CharactersEdit

Death EatersEdit

See also: Death Eaters

Dumbledore's ArmyEdit

See also: Dumbledore's Army

Inquisitorial SquadEdit

'A select group of students who are supportive of the Ministry of Magic, hand-picked by Professor Umbridge. Members have the power to dock points.' (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix)


See also: Marauders

Ministry of MagicEdit

See also: Ministry of Magic

Order of the PhoenixEdit

Present and past members of the Order of the Phoenix listed.

Other Minor CharactersEdit

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Knight BusEdit




See also: Centaurs

House ElvesEdit

See also: House Elves


See also: Goblins