Hogwarts

Galatea Merrythought retires from Hogwarts

"Sir, is it true that Professor Merrythought is retiring?"
-- Tom RIddle to Horace Slughorn, who is amazed that Riddle had heard of this (HBP17)

Galatea Merrythought retires from Hogwarts

Merrythought has been the Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher for fifty years. Her impending retirement becomes known to Tom Riddle, who asks Headmaster Dippet for the position upon leaving school.

Galatea Merrythought retires from Hogwarts
Date June, 1945
Certainty Inferred from canon
Location in Canon HBP17 HBP20
Type of Event Wizarding world

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