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Ministry of Magic and the Wizard's Council

Gamp ends his tenure as Minister for Magic

He had been working on plans to build a wizarding prison on a remote Hebridean island when he is replaced by Damocles Rowle, who wins election on a platform of getting “tough on Muggles.” The plans for building a prison are scrapped by Rowle in favor of using Azkaban (Pm).

Gamp ends his tenure as Minister for Magic
Date 1718
Certainty Stated in canon
Location in Canon Pm: Pottermore
Type of Event Wizarding world

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Tags: anger anti-Muggle sentiment defeat prejudice

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