Through various interviews and discussions about the character, Rowling has established that Albus Dumbledore was born in July or August    to Percival and Kendra Dumbledore. Archived from the original on 6 February By Bonnie Malkin and agencies. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. Sign up to our Frontpage news email.
In the fourth novel, Dumbledore introduces the Triwizard Tournament.
Jude Law: The world is ready for gay Dumbledore
Dumbledore called Snape to help him; however, when Snape arrived and assessed the curse, all he could do was contain it. There are actually fans using the "being openly gay wouldn't make sense for the time period" argument re: Dumbledore is highly perceptive and emotionally intelligent; his knowledge of a person's true personality goes beyond simply being a good judge of character. But when the creator gives you the thumbs up, it's a blessing. Archived from the original on 6 December But in the 'Fantastic Beasts' spin-off saga, his sexuality is explicitly portrayed, and whilst Jude can't divulge details on what's in the film, he insists that it doesn't "define" who Dumbledore is.
This old magic of binding love renders Voldemort incapable of touching Harry. A discussion between Albus, Aberforth, and Grindelwald led to a duel that resulted in Ariana's death. He keeps the Cloak, leaves the Stone in the Forbidden Forest where he dropped it, and returns the Elder Wand to Dumbledore's tomb from which Voldemort had stolen it. Through her, Fudge gradually gains power over Hogwarts and Dumbledore, who he fears is building an under-age wizard army to overthrow the Ministry. Retrieved 21 October He subdues all the Death Eaters, except for Bellatrix Lestrangeand binds them with an Anti-Disapparition Jinx to prevent them from magically escaping.