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Gideon and Fabian Prewett are killed by Death Eaters

"Gideon Prewett, it took five Death Eaters to kill him and his brother Fabian, they fought like heroes..."
-- Mad-Eye Moody (OP9)

It took five Death Eaters, including Antonin Dolohov, to kill Fabian and Gideon (OP25). Moody said they died like heroes (OP9).

Timeline Notes

The brothers appeared in a photograph of the Order of the Phoenix members that Mad-Eye Moody showed Harry at Grimmauld Place (OP9). Soon afterward, Molly Weasley had trouble getting rid of a boggart that appeared as a series of family members lying dead, perhaps because she was traumatized by the deaths of her brothers years before.

Hagrid mentioned their deaths when he first told Harry about Voldemort: "No one ever lived after he decided ter kill 'em, no one except you, an' he'd killed some o' the best witches an' wizards of the age -- the McKinnons, the Bones, the Prewetts -- an' you was only a baby, an' you lived" (PS5).

After Antonin Dolohov escaped from Azkaban, his picture appeared in the Daily Prophet with this caption: "convicted of the brutal murders of Gideon and Fabian Prewett" (OP25)





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