10 Facts About Harry Potter Even A Diehard Fan Might Not Know

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Relive the magic of Harry Potter all over again! Did you know any of the below facts?


1
Author J. K. Rowling wrote the final chapter of the last Harry Potter book in 1990, 7 years before the release of the first book.

2
The Dementors in the Harry Potter series are based on J.K. Rowling's own battle with depression in her 20's.

3
Daniel Radcliffe, who played Harry Potter, was allergic to Harry Potter glasses.

4
Harry Potter and author JK Rowling share the same birthday

5
Harry Potter books were translated from British to American English.

6
When Dumbledore encounters a boggart, he sees the corpse of his sister Ariana.

7
There are 106 people named Harry Potter in the U.S., according to the Census Bureau.

8
Steven Spielberg declined to direct the Harry Potter movies and said "It's just like withdrawing a billion dollars and putting it into your personal bank accounts. There's no challenge."

9
In the first book, Fred and George once threw snowballs at Voldemort's face.

10
Harry and Ron both joined the Auror Department after school.