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Professor DumbledoreAlbus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore ist der bekannteste Schulleiter, den Hogwarts je hatte und spielte eine Schlüsselrolle in den Kriegen. Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore ist eine fiktive Figur in der Harry-Potter-Serie von J. K. Rowling. Für den größten Teil der Serie ist er der Schulleiter der Zaubererschule Hogwarts. Albus Dumbledore (mit Unterbrechungen bis zu seinem Tod am Ende des sechsten Bandes); Prof. Dolores Umbridge (während einer kurzen Zeit im fünften Band).
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To give him his full name, Professor Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore is best known for being headmaster of Hogwarts — the magical school of witchcraft and wizardry created by author J.
The revered professor dresses in long, purple robes, wears half-moon spectacles, and his silver hair and beard are 'both long enough to tuck into his belt'.
He is moral and measured, insightful and enigmatic. We never really see Dumbledore teaching in a classroom, at least not while Harry Potter is at Hogwarts.
So it seems to be the lessons that he imparts outside the classroom that make him so well-loved. The first quality is perceptiveness.
My favourite teachers were those who recognised our individual merits and encouraged us to build on them.
The second quality is trustworthiness. Professor Dumbledore exudes trustworthiness. The third quality is compassion. Grindelwald's defeat made Dumbledore the master of the Elder Wand, which remained his until just before his death, when Draco used the Disarming Charm on him.
Dumbledore had another Hallow in his keeping since the death of James Potter: the Invisibility Cloak , which he had borrowed to examine. When James died, Dumbledore kept the cloak and decided to pass it on to Harry, James' son.
The truth about Dumbledore's death is revealed through Snape's last memories in the Pensieve. Harry learns that Dumbledore made a terrible error by placing a cursed ring on his right hand, sometime between the fifth and sixth book, forgetting the curses that must be on the ring.
The ring held the Resurrection Stone , which Dumbledore hoped to use to allow him to apologise to his sister and parents. Dumbledore called Snape to help him; however, when Snape arrived and assessed the curse, all he could do was contain it.
Snape told Dumbledore that he had little more than a year to live. After hearing this news, Dumbledore revealed to Snape that he knew about Voldemort's plan to have Draco kill him.
He asked Snape to use the Killing Curse on him when the time came because he did not want Draco to have to kill him, saying that the boy's soul was still intact; Draco's soul would have been damaged in killing Dumbledore out of malice, whereas Snape was fully aware that he would be merely sparing Dumbledore pain and humiliation.
He also intended for Snape to be the one to kill him and for the Elder Wand to be buried with him, in order to prevent the wand from being passed on again.
Dumbledore's spirit appears to Harry towards the end of the book in a limbo-like King's Cross , after Harry is struck with the Killing Curse which was conjured by Voldemort.
During the last book, Harry finds out that he must die because he is a Horcrux. When Voldemort conjures the Killing Curse, Harry does not fight back, which stops him from dying.
When they meet again, the boy comforts Dumbledore as he confesses all of his many regrets. Dumbledore then informs Harry of the choice he still has: of moving on to the next life or returning to his body to face Voldemort one last time.
After returning from the mystical King's Cross and defeating and killing Voldemort, Harry has a short conversation with Dumbledore's portrait in the Headmaster's office about the fate of each of the three Deathly Hallows.
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.
In the epilogue, it is revealed that Harry names his second son Albus Severus Potter after Dumbledore and Snape. In the film adaptations of Philosopher's Stone and Chamber of Secrets , Dumbledore was played by Richard Harris , who was expected to play the character throughout the series.
Harris mentioned that he was originally not going to take the role, since he knew his own health was in decline. He accepted because his thenyear-old granddaughter threatened never to speak to him again if he did not take it.
Ian McKellen was offered the role, but he turned it down, having played the similar character Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings trilogy , as well as feeling it would have been inappropriate to take Harris' role, as Harris had called McKellen a "dreadful" actor.
Michael Gambon was cast as Harris' replacement four months after Harris' death. Toby Regbo was chosen to portray Dumbledore in his youth in Deathly Hallows Part 1 and Part 2 , for flashbacks scenes which provide essential information on the character's backstory.
Jude Law played the role of a younger Dumbledore in the second prequel film, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.
Albus Dumbledore is tall and thin, with silver hair and beard auburn in his youth so long that they can be tucked into his belt. He has a very long and crooked nose that looks as if it has been broken at least twice.
It is speculated that his brother's punch during their sister's funeral may have played a role in shaping his nose.
He is also said to have long and skillful fingers. His eyes are described as being a brilliant, soul-piercing shade of blue, and usually twinkled with kindness and mischief.
Dumbledore wears half-moon spectacles and a colourful array of robes, ranging from purple to bright orange. He once claimed to have a scar above his left knee in the precise shape of a map of the London Underground, but whether or not he actually does is unknown.
His demeanour is often — if not always — serene and ethereal, and he usually speaks in a calm, pleasant voice even when Harry thought that he is actually furious.
During the last year of his life, Dumbledore's right hand is scarred when he dons Marvolo Gaunt's Ring, which was cursed. Had Snape not intervened with a counter-curse, Dumbledore would have died much more quickly.
Regardless, the curse left his hand blackened and dead-looking, and no amount of healing could repair the appearance. According to Snape, the curse would eventually spread itself from the contained hand, and Dumbledore was doomed to die in no more than one year's time.
Whether this means the blackening dead-look appearance would spread throughout the entire body is unknown. Considered the most powerful wizard in the world, Dumbledore is benevolent and wise, a good wizard in the style of Merlin.
Yet despite his benign nature, it is said that Dumbledore is the only wizard Lord Voldemort ever truly feared. Dumbledore is very eccentric and even slightly effeminate; he is very fond of knitting patterns and frequently wears flamboyant clothing at one point, he is seen wearing a flowered bonnet.
He is also known for his odd displays of whimsicality; he often uses humour to make people feel comfortable in his presence.
As a supremely talented wizard, Dumbledore displays numerous examples of extraordinary powers. His abilities as a wizard are combined with a kind of cunning and subtlety of mind that allowed him to comprehend human nature and turn the better aspects of humanity trust, love, and friendship to Voldemort's disadvantage in particular.
More than anything else, Dumbledore has a deep capacity for love, frequently reminding Harry that love was the greatest magic of all.
Dumbledore believes in the good in everyone and insists on giving second chances. The greatest example of this is Dumbledore's relationship with Snape, in whom Dumbledore is willing to place a considerable amount of faith because he showed remorse.
Dumbledore is highly perceptive and emotionally intelligent; his knowledge of a person's true personality goes beyond simply being a good judge of character.
This is never more apparent than in his complex insights into Voldemort's psyche, which he pieces together with Harry to deduce where Voldemort's horcruxes are hidden.
Dumbledore's appearance hides a more steely aspect, as seen when apprehending Barty Crouch Jr who was masquerading as Mad-Eye Moody:.
However, in spite of Dumbledore's many extraordinary qualities, he is a flawed character. According to Rowling, "Although Dumbledore seems to be so benign for six books, he's quite a Machiavellian figure, really.
He's been pulling a lot of strings. He eventually finds that those best suited for power are those who do not seek it.
When he and Grindelwald first meet, they make plans to enslave Muggles and re-establish wizards as the natural rulers of the world.
However, Dumbledore becomes disillusioned of this fantasy after his sister Ariana is killed during a duel between himself, his brother Aberforth, and Grindelwald.
Dumbledore is haunted by his sad family history. In particular, he is riddled with guilt over the circumstances surrounding the death of his sister.
He feels enormous remorse for his selfishness in getting involved in the circumstances that led to her death, and is tortured for the rest of his life by the possibility that he might have been the one who cast the spell that killed her.
When he looks into the Mirror of Erised, he sees himself redeemed in the eyes of his brother and his entire family alive and together. Since a young age, Dumbledore has always shown great magical abilities.
During his education at Hogwarts, Dumbledore was known as the most brilliant student to have ever stepped into the school, winning "every prize of note that the school offered", and in his N.
Rowling has said that Dumbledore is primarily self-taught, although he "had access to superb teachers at Hogwarts," and, as far as his education is concerned, "Dumbledore's family would be a profitable line of inquiry.
He admits a number of times to Harry in their occasional meetings in Half-Blood Prince that he makes mistakes, and since he is smarter than most men, his mistakes "tend to be correspondingly huger.
Dumbledore is an expert at nonverbal spells and is famous as an alchemist who has worked with Nicolas Flamel , the only known maker of the Philosopher's Stone , and is credited with discovering the twelve uses of dragon 's blood.
His Patronus takes the form of a phoenix ,  a recurring symbol in the books. His knowledge of the most powerful kind of magic, love, is extensive.
He taught Harry about its very essence, and the innate power of his ability to love his parents, which eventually helped Harry realise his destiny to kill Lord Voldemort.
He is known to be able to conjure Gubraithian fire magical everlasting fire. He has claimed to be able to become invisible without using an invisibility cloak , which is a powerful Disillusionment Charm.
Dumbledore is also skilled in Occlumency and Legilimency. Dumbledore is an expert at Transfiguration too, having taught the subject before becoming headmaster.
He frequently creates complex objects like sofa chairs out of thin air or from less comfortable chairs. Dumbledore is also proficient at Charms and Potions; according to the obituary written by Elphias Doge , his papers were published in journals such as Achievements in Charming and The Practical Potioneer.
Dumbledore is famous for defeating Grindelwald, who is second on a list of Most Dangerous Dark Wizards of All Time only to Voldemort himself, in a "spectacular duel of legend", succeeding in doing so despite the fact that Grindelwald possessed the Elder Wand, which supposedly guarantees invincibility in duels due to its power.
His skill at duelling is further shown when he calmly engages Voldemort in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix , overpowering him and eventually forcing him to possess Harry to be spared from total defeat.
It is known in retrospect that Dumbledore possessed the Elder Wand when duelling Voldemort, having taken it from Grindelwald. Unlike most wizards who make a distinct popping sound when they apparate, Dumbledore notably is able to apparate silently; the only other wizard shown to possess this skill is Voldemort.
Dumbledore is known to be able to understand Mermish and Gobbledegook Goblin language and Parseltongue.
Dumbledore's office houses "a number of curious [ Harry first discovers this device in Goblet of Fire , and it is frequently used for flashback scenes throughout the remainder of the series.
In the first chapter of Philosopher's Stone , Dumbledore is seen using the Deluminator , a device for removing and later returning light, and for use as a homing device.
It is confirmed in Deathly Hallows when the object is inherited by Ron that the Deluminator is of Dumbledore's own design. Dumbledore is the possessor and master of the Elder Wand , an extremely powerful object known also as the "Wand of Destiny" or the "Deathstick", and one of the Deathly Hallows.
Unlike many of the wand's previous owners, Dumbledore keeps its identity a closely guarded secret. He also has a pet phoenix named Fawkes.
It is revealed in Philosopher's Stone by Mr. Ollivander that Harry's wand carries a phoenix feather as its magical core and that particular phoenix only gave one other feather, the one in Voldemort's wand that gave Harry his scar.
It is later revealed in Goblet of Fire that Fawkes was the phoenix whose feathers provide the magical core in Harry's and Voldemort's wands.
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.
The same book introduced their sister Ariana who, at six years old, suffers a vicious attack by three male Muggle youths who had witnessed her doing magic.
Frightened, they first try to get her to repeat what they had seen, and upon her failure to recreate it due to her young age, they try to stop her from being "different".
The severe trauma of the attack leaves Ariana unable to function socially or to properly perform magic again.
It is not explicitly stated in the novel what form this attack took, but Percival is given a life sentence in Azkaban for tracking down and hexing the boys who traumatised his daughter.
To prevent her being institutionalised in St. Their wizarding neighbours and acquaintances assumed that Ariana is a non-magical squib , and that Kendra is hiding her out of shame.
When Dumbledore and his friend Elphias Doge leave Hogwarts at the age of 18, they plan to take their "then-traditional" tour of the world.
On the eve of their trip, however, Ariana accidentally kills Kendra during one of her uncontrolled outbursts of magic. He is forced to remain in his house with Ariana while Aberforth completes his education.
Aberforth knows of his brother's resentment and offers to care for Ariana himself, claiming that she prefers him to Albus, but Albus refuses, stating that it is his duty as the eldest child to care for the family.
When Gellert Grindelwald arrives at Godric's Hollow, he and Dumbledore become immediate friends, and the two dream of a new world order in which wizards rule over Muggles "for the greater good".
Dumbledore and Grindelwald suggest that they have to leave the Dumbledore home to carry on their plans, but Aberforth protested against this, as Ariana's condition would not allow her to be moved.
The ensuing argument between Albus, Aberforth and Grindelwald turns into a duel, and as Ariana becomes more and more stimulated, she is caught in the crossfire and killed - though neither Albus nor Aberforth are sure whether one of them or Grindlewald caused her death.
Stricken with grief and remorse, Dumbledore breaks ties with Grindelwald for good. According to the author, as a result of this, Dumbledore's boggart becomes Ariana's corpse.
The character of Albus Dumbledore has been compared to other archetypal " wise old man " characters.
Dumbledore acts much like Merlin from The Sword in the Stone , in the manner of an " absent-minded professor ";  both Merlin and Dumbledore educate a story's main character in a castle.
As writer Evelyn Perry notes, "Dumbledore resembles Merlin both personally and physically; he is an avid lover of books and wisdom who wears flowing robes and a long, white beard.
Tolkien 's The Lord of the Rings. This has been attributed to Gambon's policy of not reading the source material from which his films are adapted.
As a main character of the series, major facts relating to Dumbledore have generated a vast number of essays and discussions.
The death of Dumbledore at the end of Half-Blood Prince was discussed by fans and critics alike. A website named DumbledoreIsNotDead. Six Expert Harry Potter Detectives Examine the Evidence , was published by Zossima Press in November In the Chamber of Secrets DVD interview, screenwriter Steve Kloves stated that he considers Dumbledore a fascinating character because of the wisdom he provides, but he feels that "Dumbledore bears such a tremendous dark burden, and he knows secrets and I think in many ways he bears the weight of the future of the wizard world" and the "only way that he can keep that at bay, the darkness, is to be whimsical and humorous".
Rowling's statement that Dumbledore was gay caused a great debate among critics. Melissa Anelli , webmaster of the fan site The Leaky Cauldron , told The Associated Press , "J.
Rowling calling any Harry Potter character gay would make wonderful strides in tolerance toward homosexuality. By dubbing someone so respected, so talented and so kind, as someone who just happens to be also homosexual, she's reinforcing the idea that a person's gayness is not something of which they should be ashamed.
Some critics discussed the implications of this statement. The New York Times columnist Edward Rothstein said that "Ms.
Rowling may think of Dumbledore as gay"; however, "there is no reason why anyone else should". Slate quotes an attendee of the book talk who said, "It was clear that JKR didn't plan to out Dumbledore.
She just cares about being true to her readers. Thomas notes the skill Rowling displays in writing a gay character without having to put a gay label on him.
Gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell stated that "It's good that children's literature includes the reality of gay people, since we exist in every society.
But I am disappointed that she did not make Dumbledore's sexuality explicit in the Harry Potter book. Making it obvious would have sent a much more powerful message of understanding and acceptance.
It shows that there's no limit to what gay and lesbian people can do, even being a wizard headmaster. Regarding Dumbledore's sexuality in the Fantastic Beasts series, Rowling said in that, "As far as his sexuality is concerned, watch the space".
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