Rubeus Hagrid: "Ministry o' Magic messin' things up as usual."
Harry Potter: "There's a Ministry of Magic?"
Rubeus Hagrid: "'Course. They wanted Dumbledore fer Minister, o' course, but he'd never leave Hogwarts, so old Cornelius Fudge got the job. Bungler if ever there was one. So he pelts Dumbledore with owls every morning, askin' fer advice."
Rubeus Hagrid introduces Harry Potter to the wizarding government[src]

In his early years as Minister for Magic, Cornelius Fudge sent daily letters to Albus Dumbledore, asking for advice, due to his lack of confidence.[1]


Notes and references

  1. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Chapter 5 (Diagon Alley)
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