The Lexicon

Events and Timelines

Events and Timelines

Master Timelines

Timeline of Major Events

A timeline of the most important events throughout three millennia of history, with focus on the events of the rise and fall of the two powerful Dark Wizards of the 20th century, Grindelwald and Voldemort.

Detailed Timelines for Each Era

Complete record of events in each era, from the inconsequential to the most world-influencing happenings in each.

Ancient Egypt and Greece

Before 100 A.D.
This is an era of Muggle/Wizard cooperation; many political and religious leaders were witches and wizards.

The Medieval Era

100 – 1400 AD
Muggles begin to fear wizards. Some try to manipulate their magical brethren for their own gain. At the same time, the wizarding community persecutes and marginalizes the goblin and house-elf populations

Growing Distrust and Prejudice

1400-1692

By 1700, prejudice and mistrust has built up to the point where the world wizarding communities decide together to withdraw from public view. The Statute of Secrecy is signed, the Ministry of Magic is formed, and wizards go into hiding.

The Wizarding World in Secret

1692-1881

The Modern Era

The Second Rise and Defeat of Voldemort:

The Post-War Years

1998-2017

The Next Generation

2017-2025

Character Timelines

These links will become live as the timelines are curated and prepared. We will continue to add events as we go along:

Specialized Timelines

Additional resources

Day-by-Day Calendars of the Stories

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