Minister Harold Minchum was Minister for Magic between 1975 and 1980.

He was seen as a hard-liner, and placed even more Dementors around Azkaban. But he was unable to contain what seemed like Voldemort's unstoppable rise to power.[1]

Behind the scenes

  • The name "Harold Minchum" is a near-homophone of Harold Wilson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom whose second term in office (1974 to 1976) would have coincided with that of Harold Minchum's.


Notes and references

Minister for Magic of Great Britain
Ministers for Magic:
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