Harry Potter

Last actualisation: April 4, 2019


Harry Potter information

Harry Potter is a seven-volume fantasy novel created by British writer J.K. Rowling.

The first volume was released in 1997 and the last one in 2007.

Harry Potter facts

Harry Potter facts

1. For the right to publish the first volume of J.K. Rowling received from Scholastic inc. 100,000 dollars.

2. Warner Brothers in 1998 paid the writer a million pounds for the rights to film the first four volumes of the novel.

3. Already three years after the premiere of the first volume, J.K. Rowling has sold over 30 million books about Harry Potter.

Author: Marta

4. The Harry Potter saga has been translated into 80 languages.

5. The first volume was even translated into Ancient Greek.

Author: Ola

6. Over 500 million books about Harry Potter have been sold.

Author: Mika

7. The value of the entire Harry Potter series has been estimated at over $ 25 billion.

8. The last volume was the fastest-selling book in history. In the first 24 hours, over 11 million books were sold.

Author: Tomasz

9. Each volume is one year of Harry Potter’s life.

10. Harry Potter was born on July 31, 1980 in Godric’s Hollow.

11. On 11th birthday Harry Potter learned that he is a wizard.

12. His parents, killed by Voldemort, are called Lily and James.

Author: Beti

13. Harry Potter’s longing for his deceased parents was an inner experience of an actress who suffered after the death of her mother.

14. The role of Harry Potter in the movies was played by Daniel Radcliffe.

15. In the Polish language version of the voice films, Harry Potter lent Aleksander Gręziak in two parts, and Jonasz Tołopiło in the other parts.

Author: Monia

16. The author, creating the character of Harry Potter, wanted the children to take an example from reading this book.

17. The skill of Harry Potter is the language of snakes.

18. Harry Potter married Ginny Weasley, with whom he has three children: James, Albus and Lily.

Author: Mika

19. In 2005, the Harry Potter costume was one of the most-bought Halloween costumes.

20. As many as 12 publishers rejected the request to print the Harry Potter book and the Philosopher’s Stone after reading the first 3 chapters.

Author: LM

21. In the original version Moaning Marta was Weeping Wanda.

22. Eventually, the dark sign disappeared from the hands of the death row.

23. Mrs. Weasley has two brothers.

24. J. K. Rowling wanted to kill Ron in the 5th part of pure malice.

25. One galleon is around PLN 29.

26. Hedwig was played by 3 owls.

27. Voltemort died at the age of 71.

28. Dumbledore died about 126 years old.

Author: Hermiona

29. Daniel Radcliffe (actor playing Harry Potter) throughout the series wore over 160 glasses and had over 65 wands.

Author: PotterHead

30. Dementors – beings who suck up all the joy of a man and evoke the worst, most painful memories is to personalize depression.

Author: Gabbie

Harry Potter questions

How do you know when exactly Harry Potter was born?
The book shows that Harry Potter was born in 1980, and the day and month is the date of the author’s birth.

Answer: Marta

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