12 Facts You Didn't Know About Minerva McGonagall

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Professor Minerva McGonagall is one of the most well-loved professors at Hogwarts and a deeply respected character in the Harry Potter universe. She's a bit of a mysterious character, though, and you might not be aware of all the Professor McGonagall memes and facts that aren't readily available in the books or films. Author J.K. Rowling has released additional information over the years about various Harry Potter characters, mainly on the website Pottermore (now Wizarding World), after finishing the series.

Whether it's the Transfiguration professor's upbringing in Scotland, her time at Hogwarts as a student, or even her love life - yes, she had romances that weren't depicted in Rowling's novels - these Minerva McGonagall facts might surprise you.