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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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1,337 107
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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1,036 206
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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1,006 293
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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966 187
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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710 232
Neville Longbottom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Neville Longbottom Herbology

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568 301
Professor Filius Flitwick is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked

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524 293
Pomona Sprout is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Pomona Sprout Herbology

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560 319
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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453 312
Rolanda Hooch is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Rolanda Hooch Flying

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388 346
Professor Horace Slughorn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked

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428 320
Firenze is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Firenze Divination

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373 452
Sybill Trelawney is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Sybill Trelawney Divination

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212 425
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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180 356
Aurora Sinistra is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Aurora Sinistra Astronomy

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188 373
Herbert Beery is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Herbert Beery Herbology

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113 369
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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160 492
Bartemius Crouch, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Bartemius Crouch, Jr. Defense Against the Dark Arts

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127 362
Septima Vector is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Septima Vector Arithmancy

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146 604
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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114 357
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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117 401
Cuthbert Binns is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Cuthbert Binns History of Magic

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92 357
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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96 557
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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49 517
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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51 539
Amycus Carrow is listed (or ranked) 27 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) 28 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Dolores Umbridge Defense Against the Dark Arts / Headmistress