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Harry Potter facts

Author J. K. Rowling wrote the final chapter of the last Harry Potter book in
1990, 7 years before the release of the first book.

World speed reading champion Anne Jones read all 607 pages of the last
Harry Potter book in just 47 minutes.

Daniel Radcliffe’s stunt double for the first 6 Harry Potter movies was
paralyzed from an accident on set in the 7th movie.

Daniel Radcliffe, who played Harry Potter, was allergic to Harry Potter
glasses.

Harry Potter’s author J.K. Rowling lost her billionaire status because she
donated so much of her money to charity.

Harry Potter books were translated from British to American English.

There are 106 people named Harry Potter in the U.S., according to the
Census Bureau.

Michael Jackson wanted to do a Harry Potter musical, but J.K. Rowling said
no.

Harry Potter and author JK Rowling share the same birthday

The Harry Potter series were the most banned books of the century in the
U.S.

Steven Spielberg declined to direct the Harry Potter movies and said “It’s
just like withdrawing a billion dollars and putting it into your personal bank
accounts. There’s no challenge.”

The whole Harry Potter series contains 199 chapters, 4,224 pages and
1,090,739 words and has been made into 19 hours and 39 minutes of film.

Novelist Stephen King said that Professor Umbridge from the Harry Potter
series is the “greatest make-believe villain to come along since Hannibal
Lecter.”

Harry Potter was born in 1980, so he’s over 35 by now.

President Obama has read every Harry Potter book.

Over 500 girls have been named Hermione since the first ‘Harry Potter’
movie came out.

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