13 'Harry Potter' Facts Even The Biggest HP Nerds Might Not Know.
It is everybody's dream to visit a wizarding school like Hogwards. And what if I tell you, your dream can become a realtiy?
Ilvermorny is the school is just like Hogwarts, Its in North America, founded in 18th century and is regarded as one of the the top wizarding institute.
#12 Creepy history of Azkaban.
The island on which Azkaban was built never appeared on any map. Azkaban was initially a fortress and not a prison, which was home to the evil wizard Ekrizdis. He used to practice his dark magic. He was also known for luring Muggles onto his island where he tortured and murdered them. The name of Ekrizdis sounds even more scarier than dementors!
#11 Professor McGonagall's tragic married life.
McGonagall was married to her former boss at the Ministry of Magic named, Elphinstone Urquart. But their happy marriage was cut short after Elphinstone's accidental death from a Venomous Tentacula bite.
#10 Dolores Umbridge's character is based on real life person.
Rowling shared that she partially based this character on someone she knew in real life. However she didn't revealed her name, but Rowling mentioned that she personally disliked the evil Hogwarts professor. Rowling even said that Umbridge is as evil as Voldemort.
#9 Harry's scar.
A scar on Harry Potter's forehead in the shape of a lightning bolt, because according to Rowling it looks cool.
#8 Voldemort's name pronounced wrong.
Author J K Rowling has revealed that everyone has been saying Voldemort's name wrong.
While tweeting a fan of the books, Rowling revealed that the 't' at the end of the dark wizard's name is actually supposed to be silent.
#7 Hagrid couldn’t produce a Patronus.
J.K. Rowling made a surprising revelation about Rubeus Hagrid, one of the best-loved characters from the Harry Potter series. One of the biggest animal lovers in the series couldn't conjure up the spell to have a protective charm in animal form. The author was asked what Hagrid's Patronus would be. She answered: "Hagrid couldn’t produce a Patronus. It’s a very difficult spell."
#6 "Hatstalls" of the sorting hat.
Remember the secene in the first movie, when the sorting hat took a while to decided whether to put harry in Gryffindor or Slytherin.It was not the first time when the sorting hat had hatstalls. McGonagall and Peter Pettigrew experienced hatstall too. The hat was not able decide whether to place McGonagall in either Ravenclaw or Gryffindor, and Pettigrew in Gryffindor or Slytherin.
#5 Dumbledore's biggest dreams were related to his family.
While Dumbledore told Harry Potter that he saw himself in the Mirror of Erised wearing a plush pair of socks. But, in reality the headmaster actually saw something much different when he looked in the magical mirror. Rowling revealed that, he saw his family, alive and whole and reconciled.
#4 Harry and Voldemort are distantly related.
Voldemort is allegedly descended from Cadmus Peverell which was the beholder of the resurrection stone. Harry on the other hand, is supposedly related to Ignotus Peverell who was the beholder of the cloak of invisibility. Therefore both Voldemort and Harry are related through the parents of the three Peverell brothers.
#3 Harry owns Sirius Black's motorcycle.
Mr. Weasley eventually fixed Sirius Black’s motorcycle and gave it to Harry, because of his amusing track record with flying vehicles.
Try to recollect that scene when Harry and Ron tried to fly the car for the first time.
#2 D.A coins as medals of honor.
The surviving members of Dumbledore's Army still kept their coins, regarding them as badges of honour.
#1 Its, her-MY-oh-knee.
Harry Potter fans admitted that even the best of them struggled to pronounce Hermione's name. Then Viktor Krum came on the scene in The Goblet of Fire and finally he fans got a hand when Hermione just couldn't take it anymore and spelt it out phonetically for the clueless seeker.
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