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Herpo the Foul creates the first Horcrux

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Herpo the Foul creates the first Horcrux

He is the first to create a horcrux successfully.

Herpo the Foul only created one horcrux; Voldemort was the first to split his soul multiple times.

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All we know is that Herpo the Foul was an Ancient Greek wizard. He likely lived sometime after the beginning of the Classical period, which began around 500BCE.

source: Wikipedia

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