Believe you understand whatever there is to know about JK Rowling's child wizard? See the amount of our 20 nerdy Harry Potter truths were currently lodged in your mind.

1. Harry's parents James as well as Lily are soulmates since the patronus charm (to fend off Dementors) is a physical depiction of one's spirit. Since James' is a stag as well as Lily's is a doe they are an ideal fit together. Due To The Fact That Professor Snape was in love with Lily, his patronus transformed right into a doe when she died

2. Rowling has actually said that if Voldemort saw a boggart it would symbolize his very own corpse, since fatality was always his best fear

3. Dumbledore is an Old English word for "bumblebee." Rowling said she chose the name because she pictured Dumbledore humming to himself

4. Rowling has claimed that she nearly reneged on her guarantee to herself to keep the Golden Trio active and eliminated Ron midway via the collection when she "wasn't in a very pleased place" in her life. She now thinks that she wouldn't actually have actually had the ability to complete it, however at the time she considered it "out of sheer spite."

5. If Muggles came across Hogwarts, it would certainly look like a run-down structure with a "Stay out: Unsafe" sign on it.

6. Rowling has actually admitted that she is sorry for the partnership in between Ron and also Hermione.

7. While shooting Detainee of Azkaban, the pockets of Tom Felton's Hogwarts robes were sewn closed to quit him slipping food on set

8. When Fred and also George Weasley bewitched snowballs to strike Teacher Quirrel's bandana, they were unknowingly hitting Voldemort in the face.

9. On the 10 year wedding anniversary of Harry's parents' fatality and also the first time Voldemort was beat, 31st October 1991, he and Ron conserved Hermione from the giant in the bathroom. This is usually considered the day the trio came to be friends

10. Sirius Black and also Fred Weasley, 2 charlatans from various generations, both passed away laughing

11. In Prisoner of Azkaban, Trelawney refuses to sit at a table with 12 other characters due to the fact that she would certainly be the 13th and the first one to get up afterwards would certainly die. In Order of the Phoenix az, 13 participants of the order are sitting and Sirius is the first to stand

12. Having created half of Goblet of Fire, Rowling realised she had created a "huge hole" in the plot which she needed to go back and also fix, which is why the book is so long.

13. The first five years Rowling invested in Harry Potter were invested determining regulations about what her characters might and also can refrain

14. Rowling has actually admitted that Dementors are a physical representation of her very own incapacitating experience with anxiety during her twenties.

15. In Deathly Hallows, Harry keeps in mind that Ron and also Hermione had fallen asleep holding hands. Hermione's Patronus is an otter, which sleep holding hands with various other otters. Incidentally, Ron's Patronus is a Jack Russell Terrier, known for chasing after otters ...

16. Daniel Radcliffe as well as Rupert Grint both admit to having a crush on Emma Watson in earlier movies.

17. While recording the kissing scene in between the horcrux variations of Harry and Hermione in Deathly Hallows-- Component 2 Ron needed to be eliminated from set for chuckling hysterically

18. Tom Felton, who plays Draco Malfoy, originally auditioned for the roles of Harry Potter, as well as Ron.

19. The initial Harry Potter book was released in 1998, the exact same year the final Battle of Hogwarts was dealt with. Rowling has stated, "I open at the close"

20. Rowling has actually previously specified the Harry Potter publications may not have actually come to fulfillment if her mom hadn't passed away. "The books are what they are because she passed away ... since I liked her and also she died."