Harry Potter The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked  

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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

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

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

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

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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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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
Rolanda Hooch Flying

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

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

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

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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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Bathsheda Babbling is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Bathsheda Babbling Ancient Runes

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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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Gilderoy Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Gilderoy Lockhart Defense Against the Dark Arts

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

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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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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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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