Ministry of Magic and the Wizard's Council Notable Witches and Wizards

Unctuous Osbert

Unctuous Osbert was the tenth Minister for Magic. He was in office from 1789 to 1798. He was viewed with suspicion due to his close ties with wealthy pure-bloods (Pm).

Unctuous Osbert
Gender Male
Dates fl. 1790s
Species / Race Wizard
Distinguishing Features Had close friends among pure-bloods.
Affiliations Ministry of Magic
Profession Minister for Magic
First Introduced Pm: Pottermore



"unctuous" = excessively flattering + Osbert = from the Old English beorht "bright or brilliant" (brilliant flattery?)

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