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Professor Nerida Vulchanova was the great Bulgarian witch who founded Durmstrang Institute, serving as its first Headmistress,[2] in the Middle Ages.

Biography

At some point, Vulchanova suffered a mysterious death, and shortly afterwards Harfang Munter took over the school, in what was later to be considered a dark period in the history of the school: Munter substantially altered the curriculum to focus on duelling and martial magic.[2]

Behind the scenes

Etymology

  • Nerida is an uncommon variant of the female Nereida (Spanish, Greek) or Nerine (Greek), which can be translated as sea nymph.

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 12 (The Triwizard Tournament) The Triwizard Tournament was established some 700 years ago = c.1294
  2. 2.0 2.1 Writing by J.K. Rowling: "Durmstrang Institute" at Wizarding World
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