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This article lists the general events of the 19921993 school year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, as witnessed by the majority of students and staff. It leaves out those events which are only known to Harry Potter and the people close to him.

General events


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The staff at Hogwarts during the 1992–1993 school year were as follows:

Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry faculty and staff during the 1992–1993 school year
Post Incumbent Notes
Headmaster Professor Albus Dumbledore
(suspended 8 May30 May, 1993)
Received an Order of Suspension from the Board of Governors because of the Chamber of Secrets incidents. Reinstated when the Governors stepped up to Lucius Malfoy, who had been threatening to curse their families if they did not suspend Dumbledore.
Deputy Head Professor Minerva McGonagall
(Acting Head 8 May30 May, 1993)
Acting Headmistress during Dumbledore's suspension.
Head of Gryffindor House Professor Minerva McGonagall
Head of Hufflepuff House Professor Pomona Sprout
Head of Ravenclaw House Professor Filius Flitwick
Head of Slytherin House Professor Severus Snape
Arithmancy teacher Professor Septima Vector
Astronomy teacher Professor Aurora Sinistra
Care of Magical Creatures teacher Professor Silvanus Kettleburn Last year teaching. Professor Kettleburn retired at the end of the year in order to spend more time with his remaining limbs: one arm and half a leg.
Charms Master Professor Filius Flitwick
Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher Professor Gilderoy Lockhart Was the target of a backfiring Memory Charm in the Chamber of Secrets, and was sent to the Janus Thickey Ward at St Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries.
Divination teacher Professor Sybill Trelawney
Flying teacher Madam Rolanda Hooch
Herbology teacher Professor Pomona Sprout
History of Magic teacher Professor Cuthbert Binns
Muggle Studies teacher Male Professor
Potions Master Professor Severus Snape
Study of Ancient Runes teacher Professor Bathsheda Babbling
Transfiguration teacher Professor Minerva McGonagall
Matron Madam Poppy Pomfrey
Librarian Madam Irma Pince
Gamekeeper Rubeus Hagrid
Caretaker Mr Argus Filch



Cup winner

The Quidditch Cup was not awarded this year due to the attacks on Muggle-borns (the final match was cancelled).

House Cup

  1. Gryffindor
  2. Slytherin
  3. Ravenclaw
  4. Hufflepuff[1]

See also


Notes and references