The Rise, Fall, Resurgence and Death of Voldemort

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Birth of Tom Marvolo Riddle

Wool's Orphange (London, England)

31 December 1926

Mother died shortly after

Read More About Riddle/Gaunt Family 1926
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Tom Riddle recieves his Hogwarts Letter

Wool's Orphange (London, England)

??? 1937

Given by Dumbledore

Picture 1937
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Tom Riddle kills Myrtle Warren

Howarts School of Witchraft and Wizardry (Highlands of Scotland)

13 June, 1943

Myrtle's death makes it possible for Tom Riddle to split his soul for the first time and create his first horcrux.

Hagrid is framed for this resulting in his expulsion from the school and the breaking of his wand.

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(Horcrux 0 of 1)- Tom's Diary

1943
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Tom Riddle creates his second horcrux

England

December 1943

Made possible by Tom Riddle's murder of Tom Riddle Sr. and his grandparents.

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(Horcrux 0 of 2)- Gaunt Ring

1943
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Tom Riddle creates his third horcrux

England

1945/1946

Made possible by Tom Riddle's murder of a muggle tramp.

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(Horcrux 0 of 3)- Slytherin Locket

1945/1946
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Tom Riddle creates his fourth horcrux

England

1945/1946

Made possible by Tom Riddle's murder of Hepzibah Smith

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(Horcrux 0 of 4)- Hufflepuff Cup

1945/1946
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Tom Riddle creates his fifth horcrux

England

1956

Made possible by Tom Riddle's murder of an Albanian peasent.

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(Horcrux 0 of 5)- Ravenclaw Diadem

1956
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Lily (Evans) Potter is born

Cokeworth, Midlands, England

30 January 1960

Read More About Evans Family 1960
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James Potter is born

England

27 March 1960

Read More About Potter Family 1960
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Lily (Evans) and James Potter attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

Howarts School of Witchraft and Wizardry (Highlands of Scotland)

1971-1978

Timeline of Lily and James at Hogwarts 1971-1978
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Lily and James Potter defy Voldemort three times

England

1978-1979

Another couple in the Order do this also, Frank and Alice Longbottom, the parents of Neville.

1978-1979
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Sybill Trelawney tells the "The Prophecy" to Dumbledore

Hog's Head Pub

1980

During her interview for the post of the new Divination teacher at Hogwatrs, Trelawney tells Dumbledore "The Prophecy". This is overheard partially by Snape who leaves to tell Voldemort the prophecy before he hears the end of the prophecy

This last portion of the prophecy that Snape did not hear warned of the danger of trying to kill the child that the prophecy pertained to.

Both Harry Potter and Neville Longbottom fit the prophecy. Voldemort chooses who it pertains to by who he chooses to attack, the Potters.

1980
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Snape becomes double agent for the Order

August or September 1980

After discovering that the prophecy could pertain to the Potters, Snape goes to Dumbledore for help in an attempt to protect Lily Potter. Snape has been in love with Lily his whole life.

1980
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Harry Potter is born to Lily and James Potter

31 July, 1980

1980
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Voldemort kills Lily and James Potter and attempts to kill Harry

Godric's Hollow, West Country, England

31 October, 1981

Voldemort breaks into the Potter's home. James is killed immediately upon Voldemort's entrance. Lily had gone upstairs to protect Harry and dies standing in front of Harry's crib.

Voldemort attempts to kill Harry but due to Lily's sacrifice his spell rebounds back to himself. He does not die due his previously created horcruxes. Also, a piece of Voldemort's soul latches onto an infant Harry.

1981
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Harry is delivered to the Dursley's home

4 Privet Drive, Little Whinging, Surrey, England

1 November, 1981

Hagrid brings Harry and meets Dumbledore and McGonagall outside the Dursley's home.

Picture Book 1 (Prologue) - 1981
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Harry Potter recieves his first letter for Hogwarts

4 Privet Drive, Little Whinging, Surrey, England

24 July 1991

Harry does not read this first letter. It is taken by the Dursleys. The Dursleys continue to attempt to stop the letters from reaching Harry. They attempt to baord up the windows and other entrances to the house and even attempt to stop Harry from recieving his leter by placing him in Dudley's second room. They eventually decide to leave the house in attempt to stop the letters from reaching Harry.

Book 1 - 1991
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Harry Potter's Eleventh Birthday

England

31 July 1991

Hagrid finds Harry and delivers his Hogwarts acceptance letter to him. Harry learns of his wizarding lineage for the first time.

Book 1 - 1991
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Harry, Ron and Hermoine meet for the first time on the Hogwarts Express

England

1 September 1991

Harry meets Ron while trying to get onto platform 9 3/4. They again meet on the train and share a car. They both meet Hermoine briefly on the train while she is looking for Neville's frog.

Book 1 - 1991
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Harry defeats Voldemort

Howarts School of Witchraft and Wizardry (Highlands of Scotland)

June 1992

The Golden Trio make thier way through the protections gaurding the Philosophers stone.

---Fluffy (three headed dog) - set by Hagrid

---Devil's Snare - set by Sprout

---Flying keys - set by Flitwick

---Wizarding chess - set by McGonagall

---Mountain Troll - set by Qurriell

---Potions logic puzzle - set by Snape

---Mirror of Erised - set by Dumbledore

Ron is stopped by the chess board and Hermoine is left behind at the potions because there is only enough for one person.

When Harry gets through all the protections he is in a room with Quirrell, who is a host for Voldemort. Harry gets the stone from the mirror. Quirrell is unable to hurt Harry because of the remaining protection left by Lily's sacrifice.

Book 1 - 1992
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Dobby warns Harry to not return to Hogwarts

4 Privet Drive, Little Whinging, Surrey, England

31 July 1992

On Harry's twelfth birthday Dobby comes to warn Harry not to return to Hogwarts and reveals that he had been stopping Harry's letters from getting to him.

Book 2 - 1992
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The Weasly twins and Ron break Harry out of his room

4 Privet Drive, Little Whinging, Surrey, England

3 August 1992

Using thier father's flying car Fred, George and Ron break Harry out of his room and bring him to the Burrow.

Book 2 - 1992
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Harry destroys a Horocrux

Hogwarts School of Witchraft and Wizardry (Highlands of Scotland)

June 1993

Harry goes into the Chamber of Secrets to save Ginny. While down there he kills the basilisk and uses its fang to destroy Tom Riddle's diary.

(Horocrux 1 of 6)

Book 2 - 1993
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Harry destroys a Horocrux

Shrieking Shack

June 1994

In the shrieking shack it is revealed that Scabbers, Ron's rat, was Peter Pettigrew. Peter Pettigrew was the one who betrayed Harry's parents, not Sirius

(Horocrux 1 of 6)

Book 3 - 1994
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Tom Riddle creates his seventh and last horcrux

Albania

1994

Made possible by Tom Riddle's murder of, Ministry of Magic employee, Bertha Jorkins.

(Horcrux 1 of 7)- Nagini

1994
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Cedric Diggory is killed by Voldemort

graveyard

June 1995

After both reaching the Goblet of Fire at the same time, Harry and Cedric both touch it at teh same time and are transported to a graveyard. Voldemort quickly kills Cedric.

Book 4 - 1995
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Voldemort creates a new body

graveyard

June 1995

Using a spell taht requires the bones of the father, limb of the servant, willingly given, and the blood of an enemy, unwillingly given, Voldemort creates himself a new body. Harry manages to escape by getting back to the cup.

Book 4 - 1995
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Harry and Dudley are attacked by Dementors

England near Privet Drive

August 1995

Harry and Dudley are attacked by demedntors. Harry repels them but the Dursleys go into hiding after teh attack and Harry is taken to 12 Grimauld Place to be protected by the Order.

Book 5 - 1995
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Dumbledore's Army is formed

Hogwarts School of Witchraft and Wizardry (Highlands of Scotland)

fall of 1995

After not being taught Defense against the dark arts, the students create Dumbledore's Army that meets in the Room of Requirements to practice efensive magic.

Book 5 - 1995
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Dumbledore destroys a horocrux

Hogwarts School of Witchraft and Wizardry (Highlands of Scotland)

1996

Dumbledore retrieves Marvolo Gaunt's ring from the Gaunt Shack and destroys it using the sword of Gryffindor.

(Horocrux 2 of 7)

Book 6 - 1996
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Death of Dumbledore

Howarts School of Witchraft and Wizardry (Highlands of Scotland)

30 June 1997

Dumbledore is disarmed by Draco Malfoy who had been ordered to kill him but he is killed by Severus Snape when Draco is unable to go through with it.

Draco disarming Dumbledore makes him the master of the elder wand though nobody is aware of this until Harry figures it out almost a year later.

"Severus, please..." These are Dumbledores last words. Originally interpreted by Harry to be Dumbledore asking Severus to not kill him. Later discovered that it was Dumbledore asking Severus to be the one to kill him in Draco's stead.

Book 6 (Battle of the Astronomy Tower)- 1997
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Ron destroys a horocrux

Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England

December 1997

Ron destroys the Locket of Slytherin with the sword of Gryffindor

(Horocrux 3 of 7)

Book 7 - 1997
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Escape from Malfoy Manor

Malfoy Manor, Wiltshire, England

March 1998

Harry disarms Draco, making Harry the master of the elder wand.

Book 7 (Skirmish at Malfoy Manor)- 1998
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Death of Dobby

Shell Cottage, Cornwall, England

March 1998

Dobby dies on the beach after escaping from Malfoy Manor.

Bellatrix Lestrange threw a knife during the escape that hit Dobby right before they dissapparated.

"Such a beautiful place it is, to be with friends. Dobby is happy to be with his friend, Harry Potter." Dobby's last words.

Book 7 - 1998
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Hermoine and Ron destroy a horocrux

Howarts School of Witchraft and Wizardry (Highlands of Scotland)

2 May, 1998

Hermoine and Ron go to the Chamber of Secrets to get a basilisk fang. Once there they destroy the Hufflepuff Cup.

(Horocrux 4 of 7)

Book 7 (Final Battle)- 1998
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Crabbe destroys a horocrux

Howarts School of Witchraft and Wizardry (Highlands of Scotland)

2 May, 1998

Crabbe starts fiendfyre and is unable to control it. It ends up destroying the Room of Requirements and killing Crabbe. Ravenclaw's diadem is destroyed in the fire.

(Horocrux 5 of 7)

Book 7 (Final Battle)- 1998
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Voldemort kills Snape

Howarts School of Witchraft and Wizardry (Highlands of Scotland)

2 May, 1998

Voldemort kills Snape thinking that this will give him control of the elder wand.

The Golden Trio witness the attack. They come into the room after Voldemort leaves. Snape gives Harry some of his memories before Snape dies.

"Look...at...me" Snape's last words. He wanted to look at Harry's eyes. They were the same as Harry's mother, Lily, who Snape was in love with.

Book 7 (Final Battle)- 1998
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Harry Potter victim of Avada Kadavra for the second time.

Howarts School of Witchraft and Wizardry (Highlands of Scotland)

2 May, 1998

This destroys the horocrux inside him that had been unkowingly been put in him by Voldemort when Voldemort had tried to kill him as a baby.

(Horocrux 6 of 7)

Book 7 (Final Battle)- 1998
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Neville kills Nagini

Howarts School of Witchraft and Wizardry (Highlands of Scotland)

2 May, 1998

Using the sword of Griffindor, Neville kills Nagini.

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(Horocrux 7 of 7)

Book 7 (Final Battle)- 1998
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Voldemort dies by his own spell

Howarts School of Witchraft and Wizardry (Highlands of Scotland)

2 May, 1998

Voldemort's spell, Avada Kadavra, backfires and kills him.

Long Explanation of Death Book 7 (Final Battle)- 1998