"This book lists many of the great wizards of the twentieth century."

Great Wizards of the Twentieth Century is a book about prominent wizards during the 20th century. It could be found in the Hogwarts Library by the 1991–1992 school year.[2]


"He wasn't in Great Wizards of the Twentieth Century, or Notable Magical Names of Our Time; he was missing, too, from Important Modern Magical Discoveries and A Study of Recent Developments in Wizardry."
Harry Potter and his friends looking for information about Nicolas Flamel[src]

Rowan Khanna read about Hogsmeade village in this book, prior to physically visiting the village during the 1986–1987 school year.[1]

Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger consulted this book in the 1991-1992 school year while searching for information on Nicolas Flamel.[2] They did not find any information about him in the book and later realised that, as Flamel was over six hundred years old, this and the other books they consulted were unlikely sources of information.[3]


Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, Year 3, Chapter 3 (Three Broomsticks)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Chapter 12 (The Mirror of Erised)
  3. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Chapter 13 (Nicolas Flamel)
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