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Rabastan Lestrange

Rabastan Lestrange

Rabastan Lestrange was a Slytherin student in the early 1979s and a Death Eater thereafter. He was the brother of Rodolphus Lestrange (GF30, OP6). Rabastan and his brother Rodolphus were captured by the Ministry of Magic after their attack on the Longbottoms (November or December 1981) and given a life sentence in Azkaban (GF27, GF33); however, they escaped when the Dementors turned against the Ministry in January 1996 (OP25) .

Rabastan Lestrange
Gender Male
Species / Race Wizard
Blood Status Pure blood
School Hogwarts - Slytherin

Commentary

Etymology

Rastaban = from an Arabic phrase meaning "the serpent's head;" a name of Beta Draconis, one of the stars in the constellation Draco that is visible in Earth's night sky but relatively dim, just as this Death Eater tends to be overshadowed by his formidable sister-in-law.

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