harry potter The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked  

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List Rules Upvote your favorite teachers from Hogwarts, School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

What are the best Hogwarts teacher? This list includes great Hogwarts teachers and professors, such as Severus Snape, Minerva McGonagall, and Albus Dumbledore. The Harry Potter series contains some of the most classic and memorable characters of all time – and all within the hallowed halls of Hogwarts. These teachers helped shaped the lives and magic of the young sorcerers in Harry Potter.
 

Whether you're a kid or a kid at heart, it is easy to get lost in the magic of the Harry Potter series and its memorable and kooky characters. They bring adventure to life and make you wish you went to school at Hogwarts yourself. Vote up your favorite Hogwarts teacher, depending on which movie you think is the most intriguing, or well acted character. Don't see something on this list that should be here? Feel free to add it.

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Professor Minerva McGonagall is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Professor Minerva McGonagall Transfiguration / Deputy Headmistress

2
1,494 140
Remus Lupin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Remus Lupin Defense Against the Dark Arts

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1,176 245
Professor Albus Dumbledore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Professor Albus Dumbledore Headmaster / Transfiguration

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1,152 348
Professor Severus Snape is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Professor Severus Snape Potions / Defense Against the Dark Arts / Headmaster

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1,103 228
Rubeus Hagrid is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Rubeus Hagrid Care of Magical Creatures / Grounds Keeper

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811 277
Neville Longbottom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Neville Longbottom Herbology

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678 345
Professor Filius Flitwick is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked

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620 344
Pomona Sprout is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Pomona Sprout Herbology

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646 370
Alastor Moody is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Alastor Moody Defense Against the Dark Arts

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468 399
Professor Horace Slughorn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked

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514 370
Rolanda Hooch is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Rolanda Hooch Flying

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485 384
Firenze is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Firenze Divination

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411 540
Sybill Trelawney is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Sybill Trelawney Divination

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243 503
Wilhelmina Grubbly-Plank is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Wilhelmina Grubbly-Plank Care of Magical Creatures

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223 462
Charity Burbage is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Charity Burbage Muggle Studies

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214 423
Aurora Sinistra is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Aurora Sinistra Astronomy

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219 441
Herbert Beery is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Herbert Beery Herbology

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142 434
Galatea Merrythought is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Galatea Merrythought Professor Against the Dark Arts

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157 424
Septima Vector is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Septima Vector Arithmancy

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191 574
Bartemius Crouch, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Bartemius Crouch, Jr. Defense Against the Dark Arts

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170 701
Gilderoy Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Gilderoy Lockhart Defense Against the Dark Arts

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138 463
Cuthbert Binns is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Cuthbert Binns History of Magic

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130 420
Bathsheda Babbling is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Bathsheda Babbling Ancient Runes

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111 411
Silvanus Kettleburn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Silvanus Kettleburn Care of Magical Creatures

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109 648
Quirinus Quirrell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Quirinus Quirrell Defense Against the Dark Arts

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56 596
Alecto Carrow is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Alecto Carrow Muggle Studies / Deputy Headmistress / Dark Arts

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16 30
Phineas Nigellus Black is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
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13 30
Armando Dippet is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Luna Lovegood added Armando Dippet

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56 618
Amycus Carrow is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Amycus Carrow Muggle Studies / Deputy Headmaster / Dark Arts

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48 581
Dolores Umbridge is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Dolores Umbridge Defense Against the Dark Arts / Headmistress