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Wizarding Through the Ages

Timelines and Calendars
and related essays and information

 

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Ancient Egypt and Greece
This is an era of Muggle/Wizard cooperation; many political and religious leaders were witches and wizards.

Growing distrust and prejudice - 100 - 1692 AD
Muggles begin to fear wizards. Some try to manipulate their magical bretheren for their own gain. At the same time, the wizarding community persecutes and marginalizes the goblin and house-elf populations

Early years 100-1100
Founding of Hogwarts - late 900s
Invention of Quidditch - 1000s

Middle years 1100-1300

Crisis builds - 1300-1700
Establishment of the Leaky Cauldron - 1500s
Establishment of St Mungo's hospital - early 1600s
Witch burnings and goblin uprisings - 1600s
Statute of Secrecy - 1692
Founding of the Ministry of Magic - 1700

The Modern Era

Beginning of the Saga - 1900 - 1959
Marauders and the Rise of the Dark Lord - 1960 - 1998

The First Rise of the Dark Lord - 1970 - 1981
The Interim Years - 1981 - 1990
The Second Rise of the Dark Lord - 1990 - 1998

1991-1992 - including all of Harry's first year (PS)
Day to day calendar of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

1992-1993 - including all of Harry's second year (CS)
Day to day calendar of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

1993-1994 - including all of Harry's third year (PA)
Day to day calendar of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

1994-1995 - including all of Harry's fourth year (GF)
Day to day calendar of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

1995-1996 - including all of Harry's fifth year (OP)
Day to day calendar of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

1996-1997 - including all of Harry's sixth year (HBP)
Day to day calendar of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

1997-1998 - including all of Harry's seventh year (DH)
Day to day calendar of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

The Master Timeline - 1000 BC to 2017

Everything that's happened in the wizarding world, the Muggle world, and in Harry Potter fandom (quite a large file, give it time to open)

The Timeturner (Create Your Own Search)

We know the timeline is a huge page - so narrow it down yourself before you even begin


Essays (pre-book seven)

The Years in Which the Stories Take Place

How we know when this stuff happened

The Ages of Snape and the Marauders

The Lexicon's stance on one of the most controversial - and important - dates on the timeline

Designating Years

Explains all those little [Y11] things in brackets


The Lexicon Staff's Current Favorite Timeline Searches:


Day-by-Day Calendars of the Stories:


Other Time Lines:


Essays On Time:

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