re you a true Harry Potter fan?
Because while you might think you know all there is to know, a bunch of facts have been discovered since the series was born, and there are always more to be uncovered.
For example, do you know which major character was almost killed off? Or what the only swear word used in the movies is?
Keep on reading, and soon enough you will...
Herpo the Foul was the original creator of the horcrux.
This ancient Greek dark wizard is the first known wizard to triumphantly create a horcrux — and breed the first Basilisk.
Professor McGonagall was once a talented Quidditch player herself.
She was the one who discovered Harry’s Quidditch talents and cheered on the Gryffindor team at every game. Turns out, McGonagall played on the Gryffindor team during her years at Hogwarts, but stopped after an ugly fall during a Quidditch Cup finals game between Slytherin and Gryffindor.
Nicolas Flamel has a fountain at the Beauxbatons Academy of Magic.
Rowling wrote on Pottermore that, “It is said that the stunning castle and grounds of this prestigious school were part funded by alchemist gold, for Nicolas and Perenelle Flamel met at Beauxbatons in their youth, and a magnificent fountain in the middle of the school’s park, believed to have healing and beautifying properties, is named for them.”
Tonks and Lupin weren't going to die.
In various interviews given after book seven was released, Rowling stated that she had intended to keep the two alive but had a change of heart at the last minute
Emma Watson's hamster may have had the coolest coffin in hamster history.
During the filming of The Sorcerer’s Stone, Watson often brought her pet hamster to set. Sadly, it died a couple weeks into filming. The set department then created a specially made hamster coffin with velvet lining and “Millie” engraved at the top.