Hermione Granger facts

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– resembles JKR at a younger age
– was intended to have a muggle sister
– went back to Hogwarts to attain her N.E.W.T.s in 1998. The only one of the trio to do this.
– the godmother of Harry and Ginny’s oldest child, James Sirius Potter.
– attained a high position in the Ministry, first through the Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures where she continued her work with S.P.E.W.
– then went on to attain a high position in the Dept. of Magical Law Enforcement & eradicated the old laws of pure-bloods.
– helped to revolutionise the Ministry and reform the wizarding world.
– was featured on Chocolate Frog Cards
– translated The Tales of Beedle the Bard from the original which was published at some point
– found her parents in Australia and restored their memories.
– Dumbledore’s Army coins made by her were saved by each of the members as a badge of honour.
– the name came from William Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale. It is derived from “Hermes”, who was the messenger of the Greek gods
– her original last name was “Puckle,” but Rowling later decided this didn’t suit her character.
– If she looked into the Mirror of Erised, she would have seen the trio alive & unscathed, and Voldemort defeated. She would have also seen herself closely entwined with Ron.
– her wand wood of vine corresponds to her birthday in the Celtic calendar & was a symbol of passionate emotions.
– The earliest drafts of the books had the Potters living on a remote island, her dad seeing an explosion & found their bodies in their house.

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