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{{Quote|Born in the mid-[[18th century|eighteenth century]] Gulliver Pokeby was an expert on magical birds. Acknowledged as the first wizard to identify the meaning of Augurey song, Pokeby penned [[Why I Didn't Die When the Augurey Cried]].|Pokeby's [[Chocolate Frog Cards|Frog Card]]|Pottermore}}
 
{{Quote|Born in the mid-[[18th century|eighteenth century]] Gulliver Pokeby was an expert on magical birds. Acknowledged as the first wizard to identify the meaning of Augurey song, Pokeby penned [[Why I Didn't Die When the Augurey Cried]].|Pokeby's [[Chocolate Frog Cards|Frog Card]]|Pottermore}}
   
'''Gulliver Pokeby''' ([[1750s|1750]] - [[1830s|1839]]) was a [[Magizoologist]], expert on magical birds, and the author of ''[[Why I Didn't Die When the Augurey Cried]]''. He was the first to identify that the [[Augurey]]'s cries meant rain was coming, rather than impending death. <ref>''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (real)]]''</ref> He was immortalised on a [[Chocolate Frog Cards|Chocolate Frog Card]], which featured him wearing his [[Gulliver Pokeby's pocket watch|golden pocket watch]].<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game)]]''</ref>
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'''Gulliver Pokeby''' ([[1750s|1750]] - [[1830s|1839]]) was a [[Magizoologist]], expert on magical birds, and the author of ''[[Why I Didn't Die When the Augurey Cried]]''. He was the first to identify that the [[Augurey]]'s cries meant [[Water|rain]] was coming, rather than impending [[death]]. <ref>''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (real)]]''</ref> He was immortalised on a [[Chocolate Frog Cards|Chocolate Frog Card]], which featured him wearing his [[Gulliver Pokeby's pocket watch|golden pocket watch]].<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game)]]''</ref>
   
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==

Revision as of 18:41, February 6, 2013

Gulliver Pokeby
Gulliver Pokeby
Biographical information
Born

1750

Died

1839 (aged 89)

Physical information
Species

Human

Gender

Male

Hair colour

Blond

Skin colour

White

Affiliation
Occupation
"Born in the mid-eighteenth century Gulliver Pokeby was an expert on magical birds. Acknowledged as the first wizard to identify the meaning of Augurey song, Pokeby penned Why I Didn't Die When the Augurey Cried."
—Pokeby's Frog Card[src]

Gulliver Pokeby (1750 - 1839) was a Magizoologist, expert on magical birds, and the author of Why I Didn't Die When the Augurey Cried. He was the first to identify that the Augurey's cries meant rain was coming, rather than impending death. [1] He was immortalised on a Chocolate Frog Card, which featured him wearing his golden pocket watch.[2]

Etymology

Gulliver is French for glutton.

Appearances

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