The following events happened in the 1490s:
- 1491: The thirteenth Wizarding Schools Potions Championship is held.
- 1492: Sir Nicholas de Mimsy Porpington is executed on 31st October; even after 45 blows with an axe, his head remains attached to his neck but he does die a painful death. After his death he returns as a ghost.
- 1498: The fourteenth Wizarding Schools Potions Championship is held.
- 1492: Bowman Wright (disputable)
- 1493: Paracelsus
- 1493: Henry Bumblepuff, wizard whose portrait hung at the ground-floor landing of the Grand Staircase in Hogwarts Castle.
- 1493: Phillipus von Hohenheim, Alchemist, Physician, Surgeon
Notes and references
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