Forget Fudge – Actually Awesome Ministers of Magic

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On Halloween, J.K. Rowling released six new Pottermore articles, expanding different aspects of the Wizarding World. While most people fixated on Umbridge’s backstory (and I did too – I truly pity her Squib brother, she must have been such a bully to him), I found myself fascinated by (and later rambling to my mom about) the horrifying Azkaban backstory and the list of every Minister of Magic up until Kinglsey Shacklebolt. (If you don’t have a Pottermore account, see the Harry Potter Wiki articles here and here to get in the loop). As tomorrow is Election Day, I thought it might be fun to highlight my favorites.

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