One of the main characters of Harry Potter series, Hermione Granger, born from two Muggle parents that both are dentists. She found out her magical abilities when she was 11 years old and she accepted into Hogwarts at same year.
In 1991, she started her education at Hogwarts. She sorted into Gryffindor house with a fast decision by The Sorting Hat. Hermione was very successful in every aspect of her education and she got great marks at almost every lesson she attended.
Hermione was met with her lifelong best friends Ron Weasley and Harry Potter in Hogwarts Express. Although she was found stiff by Weasley and Potter at first impression but later they develop a lifelong friendship together. Especially, after Ron and Harry had saved her from a Mountain Troll in 1991, their relationship grew stronger day by day.
Hermione Granger took the lead role in discovery of Chamber of Secrets in her second year at school. She was attacked by a basilisk in there, and treated by Madam Pomfrey.
Next year, with the help of her ambition, she has got a special permission from Ministry of Magic to use Time Turner device to attend more classes by traveling back in time. At the end of same year, Hermione and Harry Potter managed the save Sirius Black with using Time Turner device.
Hermione Granger got a lead role in almost every social activity and groups in her fourth year, also she helped Potter for preparing Triwizard Tournament. In her fifth year, she was helping to founding of Dumbledore’s Army. In her sixth year she joined the Battle of Department of Mysteries. She was also one of the students who were defending the Hogwarts in Battle of Astronomy Tower.
She was the one of the most important names for Harry Potter’s protection. She was also worked with other Order of Phoenix members to protect Harry Potter in Battle of Seven Potters.
During Second Wizarding Wars, she left Hogwarts with Ron Weasley and stayed with Harry Potter and helped him in his battle against Lord Voldemort. She searched for horcruxes with Harry Potter, and also fought in Battle of Hogwarts.
Childhood and Family
Hermione Granger was born in 19 September 1979. She is the only child of her family. She discovered her magical abilities while she was 11 years old. After she had realized she is a wizard, she accepted to Hogwarts. She was managed to cast a few basic spells right after getting the spell book that showed she was going to be a brilliant wizard in the future.
Hermione one of the best students of Hogwarts. She even enjoyed the school rules in every time. She was also very disciplined and determined. She was very successful in every lesson except flying and prophecy.
Just a few weeks before age of 12, she accepted to Hogwarts. She met with Harry Potter and Ron Weasley in train and started their lifelong relationship.
Hermioe Granger sorted into Gryffindor house by The Sorting Hat. Even she was about to sorted into Ravenclaw house, with her own will, she affected to Sorting Hat and choose Gryffindor by herself.
Starting from her first year, she was very loyal to school rules, even she stopped other students to break the school rules.
In her first year, she became closer friends with Ron and Harry Potter because of the mountain troll entered the school. Troll went into girls bathroom and attacked Hermione. Ron and Potter managed to neutralize the Troll and they became closer friend after this incident.
Hermione was the lead role for capturing the Philosopher’s Stone in her first year at Hogwarts that started the first stage of war against Lord Voldemort.
Hermione Granger’s second year at school was very adventurous. In her second year she especially worked on the potion making. She was very successful in her lessons, and she was getting attention of her professors.
In her second year, after the opening of Chamber of Secrets she went under danger because of the creature that was killing or paralysing Muggle born students. She helped Potter to find out who was opened the Chamber of Secrets. She managed to create Polyjuice Potion which is the one of the most complicated potions in alchemy, and helped Ron and Potter to get information about Chamber of Secrets.
When she was researching to help Potter and Weasley, she bitten by a basilisk and petrified. She left a massive lead to Potter and Weasley with pointing the “Pipe” word in book before she was petrified. Hermione cured by Professor Sprout after that incident and she recovered completely.
In his third year, she was allowed to use Time Turner device with the permission she got from Professor McGonagall. She kept it as a secret even from Ron and Harry. She was only using this to join more classes, but the device changed the life of Sirius Black too.
Hermione and Harry travelled back in time to save Sirius Black, and they managed to stop execution of Buckbeak and saved Sirius Black before getting caught by Dementors.
When we consider Sirius Black’s future in the wars, Hermione changed the fate of the war against Lord Voldemort in that moment.
When the Harry Potter’s name came out of the Goblet of Fire, unexpectedly, she helped Potter greatly when he was preparing for the tournament. She helped with magic along with magical materials that he used in tournament.
Everyone including Ron were thinking he just added his name in Goblet of Fire to gain more game, Granger trusted his friend and thought Stupefy, Inpedimenta and Accio spells to Potter that helped him greatly.
She started a romantic relationship with Bulgarian wizard Viktor Krum. Hermione was the person who Krum needs to rescue in the second task of Triwizard Tournament.
Hermione’s relationship with Krum was in the newspapers, and after that she misunderstood while she was having a conversation with Potter and she was mentioned as “Flirty Student” in newspapers. Even some of the newspapers claimed Hermione was using love potions on famous wizards.
Hermione Granger’s character matured in her fifth year at Hogwarts. The fifth year was very exciting for Hermione too, like everybody else.
She met with Order of Phoenix for the first time in this year and she started her active fight against Voldemort in her fifth tear. Also, she was assigned as a helper of head student of Gryffindor house.
After Dolores Umbridge become the headmistress of Hogwarts, the golden trio realized students’ weakness about magic and it wasn’t possible to defend themselves against Lord Voldemort. After realizing this, they founded a group called Dumbledore’s Army and worked on some useful spells that could defend themselves against Lord Voldemort.
He was greatly helped to students’ education at Dumbledore’s Army and she also developed her own magical abilities in those lessons.
In his sixth year, Hermione Granger continued her lessons with almost with the highest rank and she accepted as an exceptional student. She invited Slug Club with a few select students by her potion class professor Slughorn, with that invitation she showed she was a brilliant student one more time.
The Battle of Astronomy Tower changed the Hermione Granger’s life. She defended the school against Death Eaters with other students.
After Harry Potter said he is going for the search of horcruxes, she left the Hogwarts with Ron Weasley in their seventh year and decided to help Harry Potter.
Next year, Hermione Granger removed her family’s memories and leave her family permanently so she could go the search with Potter.
Search for Horcruxes
Harry, Ron and Potter went into a great adventure to destroy Voldemort completely. Meanwhile, Hermione joined Order of Phoenix too, and became the part of important and dangerous missions.
During the search, she was infiltrated into Ministry of Magic to steal one of the seven horcruxes, Riddle’s mother’s locket, and she did it successfully. She did many important missions after that like search for Godric Gryffindor’s Sword and much more. She was almost important as Harry Potter to defeat Voldemort.
Battle of Hogwarts
After a long search, the trio managed to destroy all horcruxes except one that was in Hogwarts. Granger went to Hogwarts Castle with Potter and Weasley to destroy last horcrux and she destroyed Hufflepuff Cup with Ron Weasley in Chamber of Secrets.
Hermione Granger came back to Hogwarts with Dumbledore’s Army and Order of Phoenix and fought against Voldemort and Death Eaters among with him.
She helped both Harry Potter and defence of Hogwarts. Hermione Granger is one of the most important characters that changed the wizarding world’s fate and bring peace to the world by defeating Lord Voldemort.
Her Life After the War
After everything has ended, Hermione found her family in Australia and brings back their memories. She married with Ron Weasley, and she became mother of two children called Rose and Hugo Granger-Weasley.
Hermione is one of the two characters who are using their maiden name with Minerva McGonagall.
Hermione Granger was employed in many important positions in Ministry of Magic and eventually she became Ministry of Magic in 2019.
- Casting Spells without Wand and Magical Words: Hermione Granger is one of the most successful names of Hogwarts for casting spells without magical words. She did it for the first time in sixth grade and she developed her skills very much after that day.
- Potion Making: Hermione Granger managed to create complicated potions like Polyjuice even in her first year at Hogwarts.
In addition to those abilities, Hermione Granger is very good at astronomy, magical history, Herbology, mathematics and many other fields.
- J.K Rowling inspired the name Hermione from Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale play.
- Hermione’s patronus is J.K Rowling’s favourite animal which is otter.
- In first drafts of the book, Hermione Granger has a Muggle sister but it is removed.
- J.K Rowling choose Hermione Granger’s middle name as “Jane” but changed it to “Jean” later because she didn’t want her to share same middle name Dolores Umbridge.
- In early drafts of the book, Hermione’s surname was “Puckle.”
- Hermione Granger cried in seven of eight movies.
- Hermione Granger’s Story (Pottermore)
- Teacher’s comments about her student years (Harry Potter and Order of Phoenix Book – Chapter 25)
- Being under danger because of Basilisk (Harry Potter and Chamber of Secrets – Chapter 9)
- General information and her and other details (Conversation 1) (Conversation 2) (Interview)
- Author’s comments about charackter (J.K Rowling’s Official Webpage)