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Hassan Mostafa was a Quidditch referee from Egypt. Physically, his appearance was that of a small, skinny wizard, with a large moustache and a bald head. Mostafa was an acclaimed Chairwizard of the International Association of Quidditch. In 1994, he served as the referee for the four-hundred and twenty second Quidditch World Cup after travelling all the way from Egypt . Halfway through the finals, however, he was entranced by the Veela, the Bulgarian mascots. After recovering from the shock, he wanted them sent off the pitch.[2]

Behind the scenes

Etymology

The name "Hassan" means "beautifier" in Arabic. "Mostafa" means "chosen" in Arabic, and it is a common name.

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 8 (The Quidditch World Cup) - "A small and skinny wizard, completely bald but with a moustache to rival Uncle Vernon’s, wearing robes of pure gold to match the stadium, strode out onto the field."
  2. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 8 (The Quidditch World Cup)