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Master Timeline

Master Timeline

Timeline of Events

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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 Era100 – 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 Prejudice1400-1700

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 Secret1700-1900

The Modern Era

The Rise of Grindelwald – 1900 – 1945

Calm between Wars – 1945 – 1960

The Marauders and the Rise of Voldemort – 1960 – 1981

Voldemort in Hiding – 1981 – 1990

The Second Rise and Defeat of Voldemort:

1991-1992 – Harry’s first year (PS)

1992-1993 – Harry’s second year (CS)

1993-1994 – Harry’s third year (PA)

1994-1995 – Harry’s fourth year (GF)

1995-1996 – Harry’s fifth year (OP)

1996-1997 – Harry’s sixth year (HBP)

1997-1998 – Harry’s seventh year (DH)

The Post-War Years – 1998-2017

The Next Generation2017-2025

Specialized Timelines

Additional resources

Day-by-Day Calendars of the Stories

Character Timelines

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