• Character Gabrielle is Fleur Delacour’s younger sister, served as Fleur’s designated hostage in the second task of the Triwizard Tournament (GF26). Read More
• Character Edmund Gaddlegate was a Muggle boy who lived in the village of Poppleton, England in the late 15th century. (BoS)… Read More
• Character Brian Gadwilde was the author of the book Jiggery Pokery and Hocus Pocus. Read More
• Character Galatea Merrythought was the Defence Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts from c. 1895 to c.1945. Soon after graduating from Hogwarts, Tom Riddle asked Headmaster Armando Dippet if he could remain and teach because Professor Merrythought was retiring after teaching for “nearly fifty years” (… Read More
• Character Ottaline Gambol was Minister for Magic from 1827 to 1835. She was more appreciative of Muggles and their technology than many wizards of the time, and thus introduced the Hogwarts Express as the method of transport to Hogwarts (Pm). Read More
• Character The Gamp family is an illustrious Wizarding family. Members of this family include a famous political figure and a magical theoretician. While not appearing as one of the “Sacred Twenty-Eight,” the family evidently is primarily Pureblood, since one of their number married into the Black family. Notable Members of the… Read More
• Character Ulick Gamp was the head of the Wizengamot before he became the first Minister for Magic, in office from 1701 to 1718. He founded the Department of Magical Law Enforcement (Pm). Read More
• Character Garrick Ollivander is an old wandmaker – “the best” according to British witches and wizards – who who runs Ollivander’s on Diagon Alley (HBP6). He has eerie, moon-like eyes and makes Harry a bit uncomfortable, as he seems just as fascinated by the power of wands used for evil… Read More
• Character An 18th-century descendant of Salazar Slytherin who made sure the hidden entrance to the Chamber of Secrets was well-protected when “new-fangled plumbing” was built around it, which later became Moaning Myrtle’s bathroom (Pm:Chamber of Secrets). Obviously Corvinus was a Parselmouth, like many in the Slytherin family line, including Tom Riddle. Read More
• Character The Gaunts are an ancient, in-bred, Pure-blood Wizarding family, direct descendants of Salazar Slytherin. The family is listed in the infamous Pure-Blood Directory from the 1930s as being one of the “Sacred Twenty-Eight” families which stayed true to pure-blood status. Most of the Gaunts were gifted with the ability to speak… Read More
• Character Marvolo is the patriarch of the Gaunt family, such as it is. He shorter than his son Morfin, with odd proportions. He has “bright brown eyes, short scrubby hair, and wrinkled face.” Harry think he looks like a powerful, aged monkey (Salazar Slytherin is also described as “monkey-like” in… Read More
• Character Merope Gaunt was the daughter of Marvolo Gaunt and mother of Tom Riddle. Eighteen-year-old Merope’s hair is lank and dull and she has a “plain, pale, rather heavy face.” Her eyes also gaze in opposite directions. Merope’s father is extremely abusive to her and derisively calls her a “Squib” (and other… Read More
• Character Morfin Gaunt was the son of Marvolo Gaunt. He is first seen dressed in rags, his thick hair so matted with dirt the color was indistinguishable. He was missing several teeth, and his eyes, like those of his father and sister, looked in opposite directions. Morfin is a Parselmouth and… Read More
• Character Ferdinand Jägendorf was the coach and manager for the Liechtenstein National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Character George Weasley is one of the seven children of Arthur and Molly Weasley and twin brother to Fred Weasley. The twins are co-owners of Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes, a highly successful joke shop in Diagon Alley. About the Weasley Twins: Mischief managed! The Weasley twins are the staunch enemies of pretension, authority, and… Read More
• Character Witch who writes in to Tilden Toots’ herbology radio show “Toots’ Shoots ‘n’ Roots” to ask about a sick Flitterbloom plant (JKR). Read More
• Character Georgios Xenakis was a Referee at the Quidditch World Cup tournament in 2014 (Pm). Xenakis refereed the match between New Zealand and Bulgaria, where he made a call to send New Zealand Chaser Dennis Moon off after judging him to have caused a deliberate collision with a… Read More
• Character Georgi Zdravko played Keeper for the Bulgarian National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Bulgarian fans were nervous about Zdravko’s ability to keep opposing Chasers from scoring goals at the Quidditch World Cup 2014 tournament (Pm). During the New Zealand game he let in 17 goals and there were only further… Read More
• Character Geraint Ollivander was a great medieval wandmaker (Pm). According to his descendent Garrick Ollivander, he wrote that if someone was chosen by a cypress wand, he knew they would die a heroic death (Pm). Read More
• Character A nosy witch living on the edge of Queerditch Marsh. She kept a diary that is now kept in the Museum of Quidditch in London. Translated from Saxon, the diary has the first recorded mention of an early version of Quidditch (QA). She provides glimpses of precursors of the Quaffle,… Read More
• Character Gervaise Ollivander was a wandmaker and the father of Garrick Ollivander (Pm). According to his son, “You will never fool the cedar carrier” was a phrase he often used to describe owners of cedar wands (Pm). Read More
• Character The ghost of a ragged man wearing chains attended the Deathday party of Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington on Oct. 31, 1992 (CS8) This ragged man is — or rather was — a wizard (OP38). Read More
• Character A group of ghosts of gloomy nuns attended Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington’s 500th Deathday Party on October 31, 1992 (CS8). Read More
• Character Gibbon was a Death Eater who set off the Dark Mark during the Battle of the Tower. He was hit by a Killing Curse from Rowle that had missed Lupin (HBP29). Read More
• Character Gideon Crumb played the bagpipes in the popular wizarding band The Weird Sisters. Read More
• Character Gideon Prewett was a member of the original Order of the Phoenix. Along with Fabian Prewett, one of the brothers of Molly (Prewett) Weasley (JKR, OP9), they were, according to Hagrid, among the “best witches and wizards of the age” who were killed during the first wizarding war (PS4). Read More
• Character Gifford Ollerton was a famous giant-slayer. He killed the giant Hengist of Upper Barnton, and became the town’s local hero (FW). Read More
• Character Gilbert Wimple was a member of the Committee on Experimental Charms, a job which at some point resulted in him gaining a pair of horns. He was one of the Ministry officials attending the 1994 Quidditch World Cup final (GF7). Read More
• Character Gilderoy Lockhart is a celebrity wizard and author, on staff for the 1992-1993 school year at Hogwarts as Professor of Defense Against the Dark Arts. Read More
• Character Ginevra Molly Weasley (Ginny) is the youngest child of the Weasley family and the only daughter. Ginny is the youngest child and only daughter of Arthur and Molly Weasley (CS3), and the first girl born to the family in several generations (JKR). Though consistently underestimated by her family, she… Read More
• Character Gladys Boothby created the Moontrimmer racing broom in 1901, but was unable to keep up with commercial demand for it by Quidditch enthusiasts who wanted the broom’s new height-flying features (QA9). Read More
• Character Glanmore Peakes was a wizard who was famous for slaying the sea serpent of Cromer (FW). Read More
• Character Popular presenter of the W.W.N. (Wizarding Wireless Network) program Witching Hour (FW).  … Read More
• Character Glinda Crook was a witch who worked for the Campaign for Greater Freedom for Wizards (DP4). Read More
• Character Gnarlak was a Goblin living in 1920s New York City. He is something of an underworld figure who, among other things, traded in magical creatures. Gnarlak had been an informant for Tina Goldstein and she took Newt to meet him in the Blind Pig while they were looking for a… Read More
• Character Godelot was an early medieval Dark wizard, who was an owner of the Elder Wand and the author of Magick Moste Evile (TBB/TTB, DH21). Read More
• Character Anthony Goldstein was a Ravenclaw student in Harry’s year who became a prefect (OP10) and a member of the D.A. (OP16). He fought in the Battle of Hogwarts (DH29 ff.). Read More
• Character A wizarding family. Notable members in Britain include Anthony Goldstein, a half-blood wizard who fought in the Battle of Hogwarts. Anthony is also related to the American Goldstein family (JKR:Tw), whose notable members include Queenie Goldstein and Porpentina Goldstein Scamander. Queenie and Tina’s parents died of Dragon… Read More
• Character Queenie Goldstein is the beautiful younger sister of Porpentina “Tina” Goldstein (JKR:Tw). The two shared an apartment in New York City in the 1920s (WFT). Both Queenie and her sister attended Ilvermorny School for Witches and Wizards, though they were in different houses (Queenie was in Pukwudgie while Tina was in Thunderbird). Read More
• Character Became Gurg after killing Karkus in the summer of 1995; a huge, violent giant who favored the Death Eaters (OP20) . Read More
• Character Mercenary giant used by the Philistines in their war with the Israelites. Was slain by a young boy with a slingshot (fw). Read More
• Character Gonçalo Flores played Chaser for the Brazilian National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Character Gondoline Oliphant was a naturalist famous for studies of life and habits of trolls. Her interest in these dangerous beasts had a tragic end. While drawing sketches of trolls in the Cotswolds, the subjects of her sketches clubbed her to death. Read More
• Character Arsenia Gonzales was a Chaser for the United States National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Part of the team representing the United States in the 2014 Quidditch World Cup, Gonzales participated in matches against Jamaica (won by 240 points to 230), Liechtenstein (USA 450 –… Read More
• Character Goodwin Kneen was a twelfth century wizard who wrote about a Yorkshire Quidditch match to his cousin in Norway (QA3, QA7). Read More
• Character Hesphaestus Gore was one of the earliest Aurors. He served as the seventh Minister for Magic from 1752 to 1770 and put down the bloody goblin rebellion which started in 1752. He was unsympathetic to the werewolves who had joined the goblins, a stance which many feel caused further attacks… Read More
• Character Dragomir Gorgovitch was a Quidditch player (Chaser) who transferred to the Chudley Cannons in the mid-1990s. Read More
• Character Gormlaith Gaunt is Isolt Sayre’s aunt and kidnapper, who is killed in her attack on Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Gormlaith Gaunt was a fanatic about blood purity, and she disapproved of her niece being raised to have an open and positive attitude toward Muggles. Determined to to prevent… Read More
• Character Gornuk was a deep voiced goblin who went into hiding with Griphook to avoid capture by the Death Eaters and the Ministry of Magic. They were later joined by Dirk Cresswell and then by Ted Tonks and Dean Thomas (DH15). Gornuk was subsequently murdered, along with Dirk Cresswell and… Read More
• Character A wizarding family. A notable member is Miranda Goshawk the author of the Standard Book of Spells book series. Read More
• Character Diadema is mentioned as a sister to the famous Miranda Goshawk, who used the Bat-Bogey Hex on Diadema to get her to return clothes she took without Miranda’s permission. (BoS)… Read More
• Character Famous author of the Standard Book of Spells series of books (Standard Book of Spells Grade One through [known] Grade Six) which are required textbooks for students at Hogwarts (PS5, PA4, GF10, OP9, HBP9). Read More
• Character Older sister of Miranda Goshawk. Romilda enjoyed tricking her younger sister Miranda with inaccurate incantations. When Miranda published her famous spellbook, she had special editions created for her sisters with incorrect incantations in them. Romilda suffered a magical mishap as a result, but eventually her tail disappeared (BoS). Read More
• Character Tangwystl is mentioned as a sister to the famous Miranda Goshawk, who used the Bat-Bogey Hex on Tangwystl when she wanted to quiet her so she could do her homework. (BoS)… Read More
• Character A Death Eater who was present at Voldemort’s rebirth (GF33). Read More
• Character Graham Pritchard was a Hogwarts student who was sorted into Slytherin in 1994 (GF12). Read More
• Character Hermione Granger’s father, a Muggle dentist (PS12, GF3). He and Hermione’s mother bring their daughter to Diagon Alley before the start of term in August, even going into Gringotts with her (CS4) and pick her up from King’s Cross each June (OP38). They have taken Hermione skiing… Read More
• Character A muggle/wizarding family. Notable members of this family include: Hermione Granger Mrs. Granger Mr. Granger… Read More
• Character Resourceful, principled and brilliant, Hermione Jean Granger is easily the brightest witch of her generation. She, along with Ron Weasley, is one of Harry Potter’s closest friends. She is also Muggle-born (her parents were dentists – PS12), and so is a living, breathing example of the fallacy of pureblood… Read More
• Character The younger of Ron and Hermione’s two children, brother to Rose. Hugo seems to be good friends with Lily Potter (DH/e).  … Read More
• Character Rose Granger-Weasley is the older of Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger’s two children, and their only daughter. She is sorted into Gryffindor House at Hogwarts. On 1 September 2017, Rose was preparing to take the Hogwarts Express to her first year at school, and was nervous about the sorting (DH/e). Hermione… Read More
• Character The birth of his sister Griselda Harmonia Jorkins was announced in the Daily Prophet (DP2)… Read More
• Character A family which remains influential in American wizarding politics (Pm). Members include: Gondolphus Graves Percival Graves Merton Graves… Read More
• Character Merton Graves was the cello player for the popular wizarding band The Weird Sisters. Read More
• Character Percival Graves was an exceptionally skilled wizard and an auror who worked for MACUSA. In the 1920s, Graves was tasked with tracking down whatever creature was terrorizing New York City. For some time, the suspicion fell on Newt Scamander and his escaped fantastic beasts (WFT). Percival Graves was a descendant of… Read More
• Character Grawp was Rubeus Hagrid’s half-brother, a giant whose mother was Fridwulfa. Grawp was small for his age and was abused by the other giants in their mountain stronghold. When Hagrid found him, he insisted on bringing Grawp back to live in the forest near Hogwarts. Grawp wasn’t too keen on… Read More
• Character Algie tried to trick Neville into showing some magical ability as a child. Pushed him off the end of Blackpool Pier once and nearly drowned him. Algie held Neville out of an upstairs window when he was eight and accidentally dropped him, only to see the boy bounce all the… Read More
• Character A Greek described as a “chappie” by Hagrid sold him the three-headed dog named Fluffy at a pub in Hogsmeade (PS11). Read More
• Character Astoria is the younger sister of Daphne Greengrass. She entered Hogwarts two years after her sister and eventually married Draco Malfoy. Their only child was named Scorpius Hyperion Malfoy. Lucius and Narcissa objected to Draco’s choice of a wife, but he defied them. Astoria once told her son that this… Read More
• Character The Greengrass family is a Wizarding Pure-blood family, listed in the ‘Pure-Blood Directory’ (c. 1930) as one of the ‘Sacred Twenty-Eight‘ families (Pm). Notable members: Astoria Greengrass Daphne Greengrass… Read More
• Character European wand maker who made Krum’s wand (GF18) and retired from business in the late 1980s (DH8). At one time he owned the Elder Wand and bragged about it, but Gindelwald stole it from him in the early 1940s. When Voldemort was tracking the Wand in September of… Read More
• Character Gregory Cotton played Seeker for the Appleby Arrows Quidditch team (DP3). Following an airborne scuffle with Pride of Portree seeker Dougal McBride (resulting in Cotton’s winning the Snitch), his head was transfigured into a cabbage by his irate opposite number. The referee discovered that both Seekers were carrying illegal wands. Read More
• Character Gregory Goyle is one of Draco Malfoy’s thuggish cronies. Goyle has short, bristly hair that extends down onto his forehead. His eyes are small, dull, and deep set, and he speaks with a low, raspy voice. He’s a mean bully who enjoys whatever chance he gets to boss people around,… Read More
• Character Gregory the Smarmy was a medieval wizarding inventor who created Gregory’s Unctuous Unction, a potion which induces the drinker to believe that the one who gave them the potion is their best friend (FW). Read More
• Character Fenrir Greyback was a werewolf, low-level Death Eater, and friend of the Malfoy family. He killed for fun and especially enjoyed infecting children. Greyback was a follower of Voldemort since at least 1970s, though he was in it for the access to victims, not for ideological reasons. Read More
• Character The Grey Lady is the Ravenclaw House ghost; in life, she was Helena Ravenclaw, the daughter of Hogwarts founder Rowena Ravenclaw. Helena stole her mother’s diadem to make herself cleverer and fled to Albania. Her mother became deathly ill soon after and sent Helena’s long-time admirer to find her and bring her back. When… Read More
• Character Wilda Griffiths was a Chaser for the Puddlemere United Quidditch team during the 1990s. Considered to be an outstanding Chaser, Griffiths was lured away from the Holyhead Harpies by a huge fee, much to the chagrin of their talented but dangerous captain Gwenog Jones. She was also said to… Read More
• Character Robert Grimsditch was one of the original twelve American wizards and witches to volunteer to serves as aurors for the newly-created MACUSA (Pm). Read More
• Character The birth of his sister Griselda Harmonia Jorkins was announced in the Daily Prophet (DP2)  … Read More
• Character Gellert Grindelwald was a brilliant, ambitious, and ultimately dangerous wizard who tried to take over the wizarding world, starting in the early 1920s and ending with his defeat by Albus Dumbledore in a famous duel in 1945. Two years younger than Dumbledore (DH18), as a teenager Gellert was blond, wore… Read More
• Character The goblin who founded of Gringotts Wizarding Bank in 1474 (FW, WWHP). Read More
• Character Griphook was a Goblin who operated the underground tram which takes wizards to their Gringotts vaults (PS5). Griphook assisted in the break in at Gringotts to steal the Hufflepuff cup Horcrux from the Lestrange vault (DH26). Harry promised to give him the Sword of Gryffindor in exchange for… Read More
• Character Griselda Marchbanks was an elderly witch who was head of the Wizarding Examinations Authority (OP31) and an elder of the Wizengamot, although (together with Tiberius Ogden) she resigned the latter office in protest at the appointment of Umbridge as ‘Hogwarts High Inquisitor’. The Daily Prophet included her in its smear… Read More
• Character Grizel Hurtz is the “Agony Aunt” of the Daily Prophet and one of the experts featured on the Problem Page (DP3). Ms Hurtz advised lovelorn witch Lilith Molesby about the drawbacks of using a Love Potion to force a wizard to be in love with her. She recommended a course… Read More
• Character Grogan Stump was a popular Minister for Magic who served from 1811 to 1819 (Pm). Read More
• Character Stoyanka Grozda was a Chaser on the Bulgarian National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Character Wilhelmina Grubbly-Plank is an elderly witch with closely cropped gray hair and a very prominent chin who teaches Care of Magical Creatures. Professor Grubbly-Plank was the supply teacher (US: “substitute”) who covered for Hagrid when he was indisposed after Christmas break (January 1995, GF24) and again when he was off negotiating… Read More
• Character Grugwyn Rufford was a disgruntled member of the Welsh National Gobstones Team, who complained to the Daily Prophet (DP1)… Read More
• Character Alberic Grunnion was the inventor of the Dungbomb (FW). His Chocolate Frog card was one of the ones Harry received on his first journey to Hogwarts (PS6). Read More
• Character Godric Gryffindor was the founder of Gryffindor House and one of the co-founders of Hogwarts, described as one of “the four greatest witches and wizards of the age” (along with the other three founders) (CS9). Read More
• Character Malodora Grymm was a famous hag. She used a beautification potion to conceal her true form, married a king, and used a charmed mirror to reinforce her self-image. She became jealous of the most beautiful girl in the land and fed her a poisoned apple to get rid of her. Read More
• Character Davey Gudgeon was a Hogwarts student in the 1970s who almost lost an eye playing a game in which people tried to get close enough to the Whomping Willow to touch its trunk (PA10). Read More
• Character Galvin Gudgeon played Seeker for the Chudley Cannons Quidditch team (DP1). Read More
• Character Elladora Guffy was the next-door neighbour of Ethelbald Mordaunt. Madam Guffy was fond of practical jokes. She was been known on occasion to enchant Mordaunt’s garden furniture. This infuriated Mr. Mordaunt, which he eloquently expressed in a letter to the Daily Prophet (DP1). Read More
• Character Zamira Gulch was the author of Practical Household Magic. She also wrote for the Problem Page of the Daily Prophet (DP3). Ms Gulch specialised in readers’ everyday magical problems and advised a witch who could not get her Fixing Charms to stick. She suggested better concentration while performing charms… Read More
• Character Gulliver Pokeby was a wizard who studied magical birds. He wrote about his discovery that the cry of an augurey foretells rain, not death, in his book Why I Didn’t Die When the Augurey Cried (FB, Pm). Read More
• Character Alastor Gumboil is an employee at the Ministry of Magic, recruiting for new members for the Department of Magical Law Enforcement. He placed an ad in the Daily Prophet looking for applicants for the position of “Hit-Witch” or “Hit-Wizard”. Mr Gumboil’s office is located in Room 919 at the Ministry (… Read More
• Character Gunhilda was a one-eyed, hump-backed witch who was a beloved healer in the 16th Century. Gunhilda is known for developing a cure for Dragon Pox (FW). A statue of Gunhilda stands in the corridors of Hogwarts; a secret passageway leading to Honeydukes’ in Hogsmeade opens with a door in her hump… Read More
• Character
• Character Guthrie Lochrin was a Scottish wizard who, in 1107, talked about suffering “splinter-filled buttocks and bulging piles” as a result of riding a broomstick (QA1). Read More
• Character Gwendolyn Morgan was a Quidditch player and the Captain of the Holyhead Harpies team in 1953. Read More
• Character Gwenog was a friend of Gertie Kettle, a witch who was interested in the wizarding game being played on Queerditch Marsh. Gertie Keddle’s diary records that her friend Gwenog came over for tea and they then went out and watched some wizards and witches knocking around rocks while… Read More
• Character Gwenog Jones is the retired Captain and Beater of the only all-female professional Quidditch team, the Holyhead Harpies, and manager of the Welsh National Team in 2014. After a game she enjoys relaxing with friends, drinking butterbeer, and listening to The Weird Sisters (FW). It has been… Read More