|"Is this all real? Or has this been happening inside my head?"
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The German painting Günther der Gewalttätige ist der Gewinner (English: Günther the Violent Is the Winner), dated 1105, depicted the wizard Günther the Violent playing the early broom game Stichstock.
By 1926, there was at least one German-language wizarding newspaper, which reported on Gellert Grindelwald with the headline "Wo Ist Grindelwald?: Böser Zauberer Noch Immer Freiem Fuss" (English: Where Is Grindelwald?: Evil Wizard Still On The Loose) that year.
When Lord Voldemort showed up at an unidentified woman's house looking for Mykew Gregorovitch on 1 September 1997, she frantically told him in German that Gregorovitch did not live there, and that she did not know him.
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
- Quidditch Through the Ages
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (film)