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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
Transfiguration / Deputy Headmistress
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Remus Lupin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Defense Against the Dark Arts
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Professor Albus Dumbledore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Headmaster / Transfiguration
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Rubeus Hagrid is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Care of Magical Creatures / Grounds Keeper
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Professor Severus Snape is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Potions / Defense Against the Dark Arts / Headmaster
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Professor Filius Flitwick is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
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Neville Longbottom is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Herbology
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Pomona Sprout is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Herbology
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Alastor Moody is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
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Professor Horace Slughorn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
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Rolanda Hooch is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Flying
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Firenze is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Divination
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Sybill Trelawney is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Divination
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Wilhelmina Grubbly-Plank is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Care of Magical Creatures
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Charity Burbage is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Muggle Studies
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Aurora Sinistra is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Aurora Sinistra
Astronomy
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Herbert Beery is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Herbert Beery
Herbology
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Septima Vector is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Septima Vector
Arithmancy
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Galatea Merrythought is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Galatea Merrythought
Professor Against the Dark Arts
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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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Cuthbert Binns is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Cuthbert Binns
History of Magic
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Bathsheda Babbling is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Bathsheda Babbling
Ancient Runes
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Silvanus Kettleburn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Silvanus Kettleburn
Care of Magical Creatures
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Gilderoy Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Defense Against the Dark Arts
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Quirinus Quirrell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Defense Against the Dark Arts