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Harry Potter Characters

The Harry Potter universe is known for it's extremely large amount of fleshed-out characters, each having a unique history and personality. Here's a chance to rank 75 of the main characters (how many books can you say "75 of the main characters" for, anyway?) in order of your preference. May the best characters win!

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    #2 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Deathly ... The brightest witch of her age.

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  2. 2
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    #9 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the ... What can you say about Luna? She lives on her own cloud, and she's basically the greatest.

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  3. 3
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    #5 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Deathly ... The Boy who Lived.

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    #3 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the ...

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    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I, Harry Potter and the Order ... Sirius' cousin and Voldemort's... well, she was in love with Voldemort and did all his bidding, so call that whatever you want to call it.

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    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Deathly ... A metamorphagus who married Remus Lupin. The two had a son, Teddy - and then died during the Battle of Hogwarts shortly after Teddy's birth.

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    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Deathly ... One of the four Marauders, Remus was a best friend of Harry's father and a werewolf. He married Nymphadora Tonks and the two had a child, shortly after, Nymphadora and Remus died in the Battle of

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    #4 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I, Harry Potter and the Order ... HBIC, Dumbledore rules all. Groovy?

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    #1 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Chamber of ...

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    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Deathly ... A Gryffindor in Harry's year, Neville grows from shy-and-unsure first year to the fiercely faithful fighter in his seventh year who proved why he was a Gryffindor after all.

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    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Chamber of ... Harry Potter's best friend.

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  12. 12
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    #12 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Harry Potter and the Order of the ... George's twin brother and memory of the Weasley clan. Dies in the seventh book. :(

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    #20 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Harry Potter and the ... The father of the Weasley family, he worked at the Ministry of Magic in the Misuse of Muggle Artifacts department.

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    #30 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows ... The Beauxbatons representative in the Triwizard Tournament, Fleur eventually marries Ron's older brother Bill.

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    #7 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Order of the ... The stern-but-loving Transfiguration professor who "always wanted to use that spell."

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    #13 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of ... Fred's twin brother and memory of the Weasley clan.

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    #25 on the original list
    Kingsley Shacklebolt Member of the Order of the Phoenix.

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    #22 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Goblet of ... Ron Weasley's younger sister, Harry Potter's girlfriend-turned-wife.

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    #18 on the original list
    J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: ... Tom Riddle becomes Lord Voldemort, and if you don't know who Lord Voldemort is... you might be on the wrong list.

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    #42 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly ... Gryffindor in the trio's year, dated Ginny Weasley and became a Chaser on the Gryffindor team.

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    #32 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Harry Potter and the Goblet ... Harry's father, killed by Lord Voldemort at the young age of 21.

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    #37 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Deathly ... Albus Dumbledore's brother. He did inappropriate things with goats.

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    #40 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Deathly ... One of Ron's older brothers, Bill marries Fleur Delacour and is mauled by a werewolf.

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    #15 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Harry Potter and the Order of ... Harry's arch-nemesis throughout his school years.

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    #55 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Harry Potter and the ...

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    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Albus Dumbledore's sister. She was attacked by a gang of men - it's implied that she was raped - and lost control of her powers, dying at a young age.

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    #28 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Harry Potter and the Deathly ...

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    #66 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Harry Potter and the ... A childhood friend and implied lover of Albus Dumbledore during their youth, Grindelwald went on to become one of the most evil wizards of all time.

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    #34 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the ...

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    #31 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of ...

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    #49 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire The Doctor... sorry, we mean Barty Jr, of course, was one of Voldemort's most loyal and insane followers, posing for a year as Alastor Moody, covering that hot time lord - death eater - body for

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    #36 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Harry Potter and the ... Lucius's wife and Draco's mother.

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    #23 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the ... Draco's father.

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    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Deathly ... The real Moody spent a year locked away while The Doctor... sorry, sorry, Barty Crouch Jr, pretended to be Moody in order to get Harry to Voldemort. We see the real Moody in book 5, he dies in the

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    #19 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the ... The matriarch of the Weasley family, she raised seven children and famously saved her daughter from Bellatrix Lestrange with that classic line we all love.

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    #33 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the ... The Hufflepuff seeker and original Tri-Wizard Tournament Representative for Hogwarts, Cedric is killed during Lord Voldemort's resurrection.

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    #35 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I, Harry Potter and the ...

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    #24 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of ...

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    #44 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I Editor of the Quibbler and father of Luna Lovegood. When his daughter is kidnapped by death eaters, Xeno calls the Death Eaters on the trio when they arrive at his home, looking for answers about the

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    #6 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Harry Potter and the Order ...

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    #45 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban One of Ron's older brothers, Charlie works with dragons.

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    #53 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood ... Gryffindor in the Trio's year. Her identical twin sister, Padma, is in Ravenclaw. Attends the 4th Year Yule Ball with Harry.

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    #79 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Harry Potter and the ... Together with his twin sister Alecto, he violently ruled Hogwarts under Severus Snape's command during the seventh book.

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    #77 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly ... Deatheater, sister of Amycus Carrow. As the deputy headmistress of Hogwarts during Deathly Hallows, she tortured Hogwarts students.

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    #43 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Harry's neighbor on Privet Drive, she watches over Harry for the 10 years he leaves with the Dursleys and is unaware of his wizardry. Harry eventually learns Dumbledore had her do this and that she is

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    #67 on the original list
    Petunia Dursely

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    #52 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of ...

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    #29 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Harry Potter and the ...

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    #27 on the original list
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Harry Potter and the ... A Seer who believed she had the Sight, but did not know that her day-to-day forecasts were completely pointless. Sybill, however, was a Seer who had made 3 prophecies in her lifetime - none of which

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