24 Surprising Harry Potter Facts

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Just when you thought that it’s time for the Harry Potter fan in you to hit the sack, you’ll realize that there’s never a perfect time to say goodbye to Harry, Hermione and Ron as their story will live on even if the saga has long ended. Indeed, Harry Potter has created a legacy in the world of fiction and tales. Even if Emma Watson had bid goodbye to her old school uniform and turned into a hot and intelligent chick, Hermione will always be the little girl we have grown to love. And of course, who would dare forget about Harry’s dashing physique and Ron’s charms and wit? If you miss the trio, along with the other characters that have made the series a big hit, these are definitely the Harry Potter Facts you shouldn’t miss.

1 – If there’s one good old fellah that has created a significant mark in the hearts of all the Harry Potter fans out there, it’s Dumbledore.
Richard Harris was about to refuse the role until his 11-year-old granddaughter threw tantrums at him
Richard Harris was about to refuse the role until his 11-year-old granddaughter threw tantrums at him

But as much as we can’t say ‘no’ to the wise headmaster, Richard Harris was about to refuse the role until his 11-year-old granddaughter threw tantrums at him and threatened to never speak to him again once he doesn’t accept the role. Quite a brilliant child, isn’t she? Harry Potter facts reveal that she must be a part of the Slytherin, or perhaps, she might be the long lost sister of Hermione!

2 – As much as we want to put Harry Potter on top, the series’ sales have now been superseded by 50 Shades of Grey, making the latter the best-selling book of all time specifically in Britain.
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the series’ sales have now been superseded by 50 Shades of Grey
the series’ sales have now been superseded by 50 Shades of Grey
3 – Let’s admit it. Harry Potter would never be complete without the red-haired Ron Weasley, and this is most probably why as part of Harry Potter Facts, J.K. Rowling ditched her idea of ending Ron’s life during Harry Potter’s mid-series.
Ending Ron’s life during Harry Potter’s mid-series
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4 – One of the saddest parts of the Harry Potter Facts was when Fred died in the final book, and yes, it wasn’t a pleasant sight for his brother, Oliver Phelps, either.
One of the saddest parts of the series was when Fred died
One of the saddest parts of the series was when Fred died
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In fact, the actor could only complete 5 takes because he couldn’t bear the sight of his twin brother pretending to be dead.

5 – Never would anyone want to be near a dementor in real life, but unfortunately, we all encounter our own dementors every once in a while.
dementors in the book signify J.K Rowling’s psychological depression
dementors in the book signify J.K Rowling’s psychological depression

No, they are neither hooded nor creepy creatures that roam around the streets, but they are definitely elements that suck out all our happiness and energy.If you can’t get a full grasp of what I’m saying, the dementors in the book signify J.K Rowling’s psychological depression. Harry Potter facts explain why the only weapon against these creatures is to think of happy thoughts.

6 – Brilliance is definitely the greatest treasure there is, and that’s why it’s not surprising Harry Potter facts that J.K. Rowling earns $8 per second.
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 J.K. Rowling earns $8 per second
J.K. Rowling earns $8 per second
7 – Being brilliant in an out-of-this world kind of way is not the only thing Harry Potter facts can brag about because more than that, they are also very child-friendly.
the only curse word that was used in the movie was “bitch”
the only curse word that was used in the movie was “bitch”

In fact, the only curse word that was used in the movie was “bitch”. I guess you already know where that came from!

8 – Harry Potter facts have really showed great devotion and support to the series as the least profitable Harry Potter movie earned $90 million more than the most successful Twilight film.

Harry Potter movie

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9 – Success with Harry Potter facts can really change the world.. or a platform name.
The famous King’s Cross Railway Station
The famous King’s Cross Railway Station
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Harry Potter facts are that the famous King’s Cross Railway Station has given tribute to Harry Potter by bringing platform 9 ¾ into life. So if you want to experience crashing into the platform, you are free to visit the popular station.

10 – Lord Voldemort is definitely one villain we can learn a lot from. Indeed, greed can turn you into ashes no matter how powerful you seem to be. The famous Harry Potter villain died at age 71.
Voldemort
Lord Voldemort is definitely one villain we can learn a lot from
11 – Quidditch absolutely made Hogwarts a happier place to live (and study) in.
Quidditch
Quidditch absolutely made Hogwarts a happier place to live

The remarkable Harry Potter facts is that sport was created by J.K. Rowling in a pub after she got into a fight with her boyfriend.

12 – Essays are surely Emma Watson’s thing as she turned over a 16-page essay about her character, Hermione Granger.
Emma Watson
Essays are surely Emma Watson’s thing as she turned over a 16-page essay about her character

Daniel stood at the 2nd spot with her 1-page essay while Rupert never even turned one in.

13- Harry Potter facts tell that ghosts have their norms to celebrate deathday to commemorate those who died. All three of youngster group  Harry, Hermione and Ron managed to attend Nearly Headless Nick’s deathday party.
Harry, Hermione and Ron attended Nearly Headless Nick’s deathday party.

 

The part was held on Halloween event . Death day celebrations is no strange as Maxicans also celebrate this day annually, specially the central and south of that area.  This Halloween day celebration was provided with Ghost foods like rotten fish, moldy cheese, and a tombstone-shaped gray cake etc. Strange but part of the plot.

14- The magical document, Marauder’s Map which reveals all of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry a spart of Harry Potter facts. It is a detailed map that showed building details and the people in it.

 

All Facts Revealed in a Mgical Map

It also explains secret passages and even live information about the people stationed at various places. The document is so strong in itself that  no other power can fool this magical document and the possible powers could be animagi, invisibility cloaks, polyjuice potions or the Hogwarts ghosts.

15- Tom Riddle’s mother, Merope Gaunt, was a witch and was a descendant of Salazar Slytherin. She fell in love with a muggle named Tom Riddle. Harry Potter facts tell that she used a love potion to make him love her.
Voldermort’s half blood heritage

Harry Potter facts reveal that her husband abandoned her as he found out that she was a witch. Merope died soon after giving birth to Tom Riddle Jr. During his teenage, Voldermort went to kill his father and grandparents as he found out about the reason of his mother’s death . He was also ashamed of his half blood heritage.

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