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==History==
 
==History==
 
===Founding and First Wizarding War===
 
===Founding and First Wizarding War===
[[File:Orderphoto.JPG|thumb|left|270px|A photograph of the original Order, including [[Peter Pettigrew]], [[James Potter I|James Potter]], [[Lily Evans]] and [[Remus Lupin]].]]
 
 
====Origin====
 
====Origin====
{{Dialogue a-b-a|Sirius|What was there to be gained by fighting the most evil wizard that ever existed? Only innocent lives, Peter!|Peter|You don’t understand! He would have killed me, Sirius!|THEN YOU SHOULD HAVE DIED! DIED RATHER THAN BETRAY YOUR FRIENDS, AS WE WOULD HAVE DONE FOR YOU!|[[Sirius Black]] confronting [[Peter Pettigrew]] in [[1994]]|Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban}}.
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{{Dialogue a-b-a|Sirius|What was there to be gained by fighting the most evil wizard that ever existed? Only innocent lives, Peter!|Peter|You don’t understand! He would have killed me, Sirius!|THEN YOU SHOULD HAVE DIED! DIED RATHER THAN BETRAY YOUR FRIENDS, AS WE WOULD HAVE DONE FOR YOU!|[[Sirius Black]] confronting [[Peter Pettigrew]] in [[1994]]|Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban}}
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[[File:Orderphoto.JPG|thumb|left|225px|A photograph of the original Order, including [[Remus Lupin]], [[Lily Evans]], [[Peter Pettigrew]] and [[James Potter I|James Potter]].]]
   
 
The Order of the Phoenix was founded by [[Albus Dumbledore]] during [[Lord Voldemort]]'s [[First Wizarding War|first rise to power]] in the [[1970s]]. Dumbledore formed the Order to combat Voldemort's increasing threat and power. [[Auror]]s from the [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]] also joined the Order to participate in more secretive, sudden assaults aimed to crush the Dark Rebellion. Dumbledore created a method of communication among Order members by inventing a way to make [[Patronus Charm|Patronuses]] speak.
 
The Order of the Phoenix was founded by [[Albus Dumbledore]] during [[Lord Voldemort]]'s [[First Wizarding War|first rise to power]] in the [[1970s]]. Dumbledore formed the Order to combat Voldemort's increasing threat and power. [[Auror]]s from the [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]] also joined the Order to participate in more secretive, sudden assaults aimed to crush the Dark Rebellion. Dumbledore created a method of communication among Order members by inventing a way to make [[Patronus Charm|Patronuses]] speak.
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====The Prophecy====
 
====The Prophecy====
[[File:Lily eath.jpg|thumb|right|250px|[[Lily Evans|Lily Potter]] is murdered by [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]], one of [[Tom Riddle|Voldemort's]] biggest mistakes.]]
 
 
{{Quote|The one with the power to vanquish the Dark Lord approaches... Born to those who have thrice defied him, born as the seventh month dies...and the Dark Lord will mark him as his equal, but he will have [[love|power the Dark Lord knows not]]...and either must die at the hand of the other for neither can live while the other survives....the one with the power to vanquish the Dark Lord will be born as the seventh month dies...|[[Sybill Trelawney's first prophecy]]|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix}}
 
{{Quote|The one with the power to vanquish the Dark Lord approaches... Born to those who have thrice defied him, born as the seventh month dies...and the Dark Lord will mark him as his equal, but he will have [[love|power the Dark Lord knows not]]...and either must die at the hand of the other for neither can live while the other survives....the one with the power to vanquish the Dark Lord will be born as the seventh month dies...|[[Sybill Trelawney's first prophecy]]|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix}}
   
This defiance made the two couples and their infant sons [[Harry Potter|Harry]] and [[Neville Longbottom|Neville]] targets of [[Sybill Trelawney's first prophecy|a prophecy concerning a person with the power to defeat the Dark Lord]]. Then Death Eater [[Severus Snape]] heard part of the prophecy and reported it to Voldemort, who believed it referred to Harry Potter. He decided to hunt down the [[Potter family|Potters]], choosing the half-blood Harry, like Voldemort himself, as opposed to the pure blood, Neville. The Potters, who were in hiding under the [[Fidelius Charm]], caused Snape to switch sides, since he had always been deeply in love with Lily Potter.<ref name="DH">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]''</ref>
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[[File:Lily_eath.jpg|thumb|240x240px|[[Lily Evans|Lily Potter]] is murdered by [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]]]]
   
It was not enough to save them, however; the Potters' [[Secret-Keeper]] [[Peter Pettigrew]] betrayed them, and Voldemort came to their home in [[Godric's Hollow]] on [[31 October]], [[1981]]. He summarily killed James, but offered Lily a chance to live, as requested by [[Severus Snape]]. She refused, begging for her son's life, and Voldemort used the [[Killing Curse]] against her and then on Harry. Because Lily had willingly sacrificed herself out of [[love]] for her son, Harry was protected, and the curse backfired. Because Voldemort had made [[Horcrux]]es, he did not die, but he lost physical form. He also inadvertently made Harry himself a Horcrux, as a piece of his soul embedded itself into a [[Harry Potter's scars|scar]] on Harry's forehead.<ref name="DH" /> Pettigrew fled the scene and faked his own death by hiding in his [[Animagus]] form and cutting off his own finger, while killing many innocent muggles with one spell, thus [[Sirius Black]] was blamed for his crimes, and thrown into [[Azkaban]] without a trial<ref name="POA">''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]''</ref>.
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This defiance made the two couples and their infant sons [[Harry Potter|Harry]] and [[Neville Longbottom|Neville]] targets of [[Sybill Trelawney's first prophecy|a prophecy concerning a person with the power to defeat the Dark Lord]]. Then Death Eater [[Severus Snape]] heard part of the prophecy and reported it to Voldemort, who believed it referred to Harry Potter. He decided to hunt down the [[Potter family|Potters]], choosing the half-blood Harry, like Voldemort himself, as opposed to the pure blood Neville. The Potters, who were in hiding under the [[Fidelius Charm]], caused Snape to switch sides, since he had always been deeply in love with Lily Potter.<ref name="DH">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]''</ref>
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It was not enough to save them, however; the Potters' [[Secret-Keeper]] [[Peter Pettigrew]] betrayed them, and Voldemort came to their home in [[Godric's Hollow]] on [[31 October]], [[1981]]. He summarily murdered James, but offered Lily a chance to live, as requested by [[Severus Snape]]. She refused, begging for her son's life, and Voldemort used the [[Killing Curse]] against her and then on Harry. Because Lily had willingly sacrificed herself out of [[love]] for her son, Harry was protected, and the curse backfired. Because Voldemort had made [[Horcrux]]es, he did not die, but he lost physical form. He also inadvertently made Harry himself a Horcrux, as a piece of his soul embedded itself into a [[Harry Potter's scars|scar]] on Harry's forehead.<ref name="DH" /> Pettigrew fled the scene and faked his own death by hiding in his [[Animagus]] form and cutting off his own finger, while murdering many innocent muggles with one spell, thus [[Sirius Black]] was blamed for his crimes, and thrown into [[Azkaban]] without a trial<ref name="POA">''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]''</ref>.
   
 
====Disbandment====
 
====Disbandment====
[[File:FirstwarDumbledore.JPG|thumb|200px|left|Dumbledore at [[Death Eater]] trials in [[1981]].]]
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[[File:CouncilOfMagicalLawPottermore1.png|thumb|left|348x348px|[[Death Eater]] trials in [[1981]].]]
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The [[First Wizarding War]] ended with a victory for the Order and the Ministry, but the Death Eaters were still a danger. Four of them — the Lestrange brothers; [[Rabastan Lestrange|Rabastan]] and [[Rodolphus Lestrange|Rodolphus]], Rodolphus' wife [[Bellatrix Lestrange|Bellatrix]], and [[Bartemius Crouch Jr.|Barty Crouch Jr]] — attacked the [[Longbottom family|Longbottoms]] shortly after their master's defeat. Seeking information about their [[Tom Riddle|master's]] downfall, the Death Eaters drove [[Alice Longbottom|Alice]] and [[Frank Longbottom|Frank]] insane with the [[Cruciatus Curse]]. The Death Eaters and many of their comrades were caught and sentenced to [[Azkaban]], some of them turned in by [[Igor Karkaroff]], who was released in exchange for information. Others, such as [[Lucius Malfoy]], managed to avoid prison by claiming to have only served Voldemort under the [[Imperius Curse]], though Order members were sceptical of such claims.<ref name="GOF">''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]''</ref>
 
The [[First Wizarding War]] ended with a victory for the Order and the Ministry, but the Death Eaters were still a danger. Four of them — the Lestrange brothers; [[Rabastan Lestrange|Rabastan]] and [[Rodolphus Lestrange|Rodolphus]], Rodolphus' wife [[Bellatrix Lestrange|Bellatrix]], and [[Bartemius Crouch Jr.|Barty Crouch Jr]] — attacked the [[Longbottom family|Longbottoms]] shortly after their master's defeat. Seeking information about their [[Tom Riddle|master's]] downfall, the Death Eaters drove [[Alice Longbottom|Alice]] and [[Frank Longbottom|Frank]] insane with the [[Cruciatus Curse]]. The Death Eaters and many of their comrades were caught and sentenced to [[Azkaban]], some of them turned in by [[Igor Karkaroff]], who was released in exchange for information. Others, such as [[Lucius Malfoy]], managed to avoid prison by claiming to have only served Voldemort under the [[Imperius Curse]], though Order members were sceptical of such claims.<ref name="GOF">''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]''</ref>
   
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===The Order reconvenes===
 
===The Order reconvenes===
[[File:300px-Order of the Phoenix.jpg|thumb|right|280px|The Order's [[Advance Guard]].]]
 
 
{{Quote|Time is short, and unless the few of us who know the truth stand united, there is no hope for any of us.|[[Albus Dumbledore]] after the return of [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]]|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire}}
 
{{Quote|Time is short, and unless the few of us who know the truth stand united, there is no hope for any of us.|[[Albus Dumbledore]] after the return of [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]]|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire}}
   
On [[24 June]], [[1995]], Lord Voldemort [[Return of the Dark Lord|returned to power]]. His servant [[Bartemius Crouch Jr.|Barty Crouch Jr]], disguised as [[Alastor Moody]], had manipulated the [[Goblet of Fire]] in order to ensure [[Harry Potter]] became a Champion of the [[Triwizard Tournament]]. When Harry and fellow Champion [[Cedric Diggory]] touched the [[Triwizard Cup]], not knowing that it had been made a [[Portkey]], they were transported to a graveyard in [[Little Hangleton]]. [[Peter Pettigrew]] killed Cedric and then performed a ritual to resurrect Voldemort, who then [[Dark Mark|summoned]] his [[Death Eaters]] to him. Harry managed to escape and inform [[Albus Dumbledore]] of the Dark Lord's return.<ref name="GOF" />
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On [[24 June]], [[1995]], Lord Voldemort [[Return of the Dark Lord|returned to power]]. His servant [[Bartemius Crouch Jr.|Barty Crouch Jr]], disguised as [[Alastor Moody]], had manipulated the [[Goblet of Fire]] in order to ensure [[Harry Potter]] became a Champion of the [[Triwizard Tournament]]. When Harry and fellow Champion [[Cedric Diggory]] touched the [[Triwizard Cup]], not knowing that it had been made a [[Portkey]], they were transported to a graveyard in [[Little Hangleton]]. [[Peter Pettigrew]] murdered Cedric and then performed a ritual to resurrect Voldemort, who then [[Dark Mark|summoned]] his [[Death Eaters]] to him. Harry managed to escape and inform [[Albus Dumbledore]] of the Dark Lord's return.<ref name="GOF" />
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[[File:00fhd007PRX Natalia Tena 005.jpg|thumb|285x285px|The Order's [[Advance Guard]].]]
   
 
Within an hour, the original Order members had been informed. Dumbledore sent [[Sirius Black]], who was still wanted by the [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry]], in his [[Animagus]] form ([[Padfoot|a dog]]), to alert key members such as [[Arabella Figg]], [[Mundungus Fletcher]], and [[Remus Lupin]] to the new threat. Upon its reconstitution, the Order set up headquarters at [[12 Grimmauld Place]], [[London]] — Sirius's [[House of Black|family]] home. The house was protected with the [[Fidelius Charm]], with Dumbledore as [[Secret-Keeper]]. Members of the Order were assigned by Dumbledore to protect Harry Potter and for guard duty. Harry and his best friends [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] and [[Hermione Granger]] also assisted the Order, though, being under-age, they were not official members.<ref name="OTP" />
 
Within an hour, the original Order members had been informed. Dumbledore sent [[Sirius Black]], who was still wanted by the [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry]], in his [[Animagus]] form ([[Padfoot|a dog]]), to alert key members such as [[Arabella Figg]], [[Mundungus Fletcher]], and [[Remus Lupin]] to the new threat. Upon its reconstitution, the Order set up headquarters at [[12 Grimmauld Place]], [[London]] — Sirius's [[House of Black|family]] home. The house was protected with the [[Fidelius Charm]], with Dumbledore as [[Secret-Keeper]]. Members of the Order were assigned by Dumbledore to protect Harry Potter and for guard duty. Harry and his best friends [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] and [[Hermione Granger]] also assisted the Order, though, being under-age, they were not official members.<ref name="OTP" />
   
 
===Ministry relations===
 
===Ministry relations===
[[File:Dumbledore-DaftOrDangerous?.jpg|thumb|left|250px|A ''[[Daily Prophet]]'' article questioning Dumbledore's sanity for claiming Voldemort had returned.]]
 
 
{{Dialogue a-b|Cornelius Fudge|If you're going to work against me . . .|Albus Dumbledore|The only one against whom I intend to work is Lord Voldemort. If you are against him, then we remain, Cornelius, on the same side.|[[Cornelius Fudge]] and [[Albus Dumbledore]]|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire}}
 
{{Dialogue a-b|Cornelius Fudge|If you're going to work against me . . .|Albus Dumbledore|The only one against whom I intend to work is Lord Voldemort. If you are against him, then we remain, Cornelius, on the same side.|[[Cornelius Fudge]] and [[Albus Dumbledore]]|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire}}
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[[File:Dp dumbledore daft or dangerous.jpg|thumb|left|305x305px|A ''[[Daily Prophet]]'' article questioning Dumbledore's sanity for claiming Voldemort had returned.]]
   
 
Although Dumbledore and the original members of the Order accepted the return of Lord Voldemort, members of the [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]], including [[Minister for Magic]] [[Cornelius Fudge]], were not convinced. Fudge preferred to believe that Dumbledore was spreading rumours in an attempt to undercut his authority as Minister. Years earlier, there had been widespread support for Dumbledore to take the position, although he declined, choosing instead to remain at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]]. In his early years as Minister, Fudge was constantly bombarding Dumbledore, frantically seeking advice. These actions sowed the seeds of paranoia in Fudge, as he feared Dumbledore would usurp his power. He also accused Dumbledore of "going senile in his old years", and declared that he was clearly mistaken about Voldemort's return.<ref name="GOF" /> However, some [[Auror]]s in the Ministry, such as [[Kingsley Shacklebolt]] and [[Nymphadora Tonks]], came to believe Dumbledore and joined the Order in secret.<ref name="OTP" />
 
Although Dumbledore and the original members of the Order accepted the return of Lord Voldemort, members of the [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]], including [[Minister for Magic]] [[Cornelius Fudge]], were not convinced. Fudge preferred to believe that Dumbledore was spreading rumours in an attempt to undercut his authority as Minister. Years earlier, there had been widespread support for Dumbledore to take the position, although he declined, choosing instead to remain at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]]. In his early years as Minister, Fudge was constantly bombarding Dumbledore, frantically seeking advice. These actions sowed the seeds of paranoia in Fudge, as he feared Dumbledore would usurp his power. He also accused Dumbledore of "going senile in his old years", and declared that he was clearly mistaken about Voldemort's return.<ref name="GOF" /> However, some [[Auror]]s in the Ministry, such as [[Kingsley Shacklebolt]] and [[Nymphadora Tonks]], came to believe Dumbledore and joined the Order in secret.<ref name="OTP" />
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Under the Ministry's influence, the ''[[Daily Prophet]]'' portrayed Dumbledore and Harry as either liars or nutters, and thus many members of the wizarding public did not believe in Voldemort's return either. The Order was forced to exist underground and certain members were unable to even greet one another in public, for fear of exposing their allegiances. Voldemort and his Death Eaters took advantage of the Ministry's folly, conducting their business in secret for a year. Among their goals was to obtain a record of the [[Sybill Trelawney's first prophecy|prophecy concerning Voldemort and Harry]], which was kept in the [[Department of Mysteries]]. The Order kept guard on the area, but were hampered by the Ministry's lack of cooperation.
 
Under the Ministry's influence, the ''[[Daily Prophet]]'' portrayed Dumbledore and Harry as either liars or nutters, and thus many members of the wizarding public did not believe in Voldemort's return either. The Order was forced to exist underground and certain members were unable to even greet one another in public, for fear of exposing their allegiances. Voldemort and his Death Eaters took advantage of the Ministry's folly, conducting their business in secret for a year. Among their goals was to obtain a record of the [[Sybill Trelawney's first prophecy|prophecy concerning Voldemort and Harry]], which was kept in the [[Department of Mysteries]]. The Order kept guard on the area, but were hampered by the Ministry's lack of cooperation.
   
[[File:Tonksbattle.jpg|thumb|right|280px|[[Nymphadora Tonks]] in the [[Department of Mysteries]].]]
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[[File:Tumblr_mrdww6TW8y1qag66no1_250.gif|frame|Order members arrive at the [[Department of Mysteries]]]]
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Voldemort eventually managed to lure Harry there, along with five members of [[Dumbledore's Army]], an organisation Harry, Hermione, and Ron founded at Hogwarts in response to Ministry employee [[Dolores Umbridge]] refusing to teach students practical [[Defence Against the Dark Arts]]. The group of teenagers were ambushed by twelve [[Death Eaters]]. The Order became aware of this through [[Severus Snape]], and [[Sirius Black]], [[Remus Lupin]], [[Nymphadora Tonks]], [[Alastor Moody]], and [[Kingsley Shacklebolt]] raced to the Ministry to [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries|battle]] the Death Eaters. They managed to save the students, and the prophecy was destroyed, but Sirius was killed by his cousin, [[Bellatrix Lestrange]]. [[Albus Dumbledore]] helped round up the other Death Eaters, summoned the Aurors, and then [[Duel in the Ministry Atrium|duelled]] Voldemort in defence of Harry. All of the Order members that participated in the battle were wounded, with exception of Remus Lupin and Albus Dumbledore. In addition, all Dumbledore's Army members were injured except for Harry. <ref name="OTP" />
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Voldemort eventually managed to lure Harry there, along with five members of [[Dumbledore's Army]], an organisation Harry, Hermione, and Ron founded at Hogwarts in response to Ministry employee [[Dolores Umbridge]] refusing to teach students practical [[Defence Against the Dark Arts]]. The group of teenagers were ambushed by twelve [[Death Eaters]]. The Order became aware of this through [[Severus Snape]], and [[Sirius Black]], [[Remus Lupin]], [[Nymphadora Tonks]], [[Alastor Moody]], and [[Kingsley Shacklebolt]] raced to the Ministry to [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries|battle]] the Death Eaters. They managed to save the students, and the prophecy was destroyed, but Sirius was murdered by his cousin, [[Bellatrix Lestrange]]. [[Albus Dumbledore]] helped round up the other Death Eaters, summoned the Aurors, and then [[Duel in the Ministry Atrium|duelled]] Voldemort in defence of Harry. All of the Order members that participated in the battle were wounded, with exception of Remus Lupin and Albus Dumbledore. In addition, all Dumbledore's Army members were injured except for Harry. <ref name="OTP" />
   
 
Several Ministry personnel, including Minister Fudge, entered the Ministry Atrium at the end of this duel, thus seeing Voldemort for themselves. Voldemort [[Apparition|Disapparated]] with Bellatrix, but Fudge was forced to admit that Dumbledore and [[Harry Potter]] had been right.<ref name="OTP" /> He was soon replaced by [[Rufus Scrimgeour]] as Minister for Magic.<ref name="HBP">''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]''</ref>
 
Several Ministry personnel, including Minister Fudge, entered the Ministry Atrium at the end of this duel, thus seeing Voldemort for themselves. Voldemort [[Apparition|Disapparated]] with Bellatrix, but Fudge was forced to admit that Dumbledore and [[Harry Potter]] had been right.<ref name="OTP" /> He was soon replaced by [[Rufus Scrimgeour]] as Minister for Magic.<ref name="HBP">''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]''</ref>
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===Second Wizarding War===
 
===Second Wizarding War===
 
====Guarding Hogwarts====
 
====Guarding Hogwarts====
[[File:Dark Mark Over Hogwarts.JPG|thumb|left|250px|The [[Dark Mark]] over Hogwarts during the [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]].]]
 
 
{{Quote|Dumbledore's man through and through, aren't you, Potter?|[[Rufus Scrimgeour]] to [[Harry Potter]]|Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince}}
 
{{Quote|Dumbledore's man through and through, aren't you, Potter?|[[Rufus Scrimgeour]] to [[Harry Potter]]|Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince}}
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[[File:Dark_Mark_Over_Hogwarts.JPG|thumb|left|218x218px|The [[Dark Mark]] over Hogwarts during the [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]]]]
   
 
The battle marked the official beginning of the [[Second Wizarding War]]. Although Scrimgeour was a more proactive Minister than Fudge had been, he proved to be suspicious of the Order and of Dumbledore as well. He tried to convince [[Harry Potter]] to ally himself with the Ministry to boost public morale, but Harry was disgusted by Scrimgeour's high-handed methods and declared his loyalty to Dumbledore and the Order. Over the course of the school year, Dumbledore taught Harry about [[Tom Riddle|Voldemort]]'s past and of the existence of his [[Horcrux]]es.
 
The battle marked the official beginning of the [[Second Wizarding War]]. Although Scrimgeour was a more proactive Minister than Fudge had been, he proved to be suspicious of the Order and of Dumbledore as well. He tried to convince [[Harry Potter]] to ally himself with the Ministry to boost public morale, but Harry was disgusted by Scrimgeour's high-handed methods and declared his loyalty to Dumbledore and the Order. Over the course of the school year, Dumbledore taught Harry about [[Tom Riddle|Voldemort]]'s past and of the existence of his [[Horcrux]]es.
   
In the meantime, the Order kept watch at Hogwarts. However, [[Draco Malfoy]] managed to use a [[Vanishing Cabinet]] to get Death Eaters into the school, and the [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]] ensued. Dumbledore was cornered by Malfoy, but the boy lowered his wand, and [[Severus Snape]] stepped in to kill Dumbledore. Not knowing that this was a plan Dumbledore and Snape had conceived earlier, nor of the headmaster's medical condition due to the [[Curse on Marvolo Gaunt's ring|curse]], the Order believed that they had been betrayed.<ref name="HBP" />
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In the meantime, the Order kept watch at Hogwarts. However, [[Draco Malfoy]], becoming a Death Eater in place of his [[Lucius Malfoy|incarcerated father]], managed to use a [[Vanishing Cabinet]] to get Death Eaters into the school, and the [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]] ensued. Dumbledore was cornered by Malfoy, but the headmaster managed to convince the boy to lower his wand, and [[Severus Snape]] stepped in to kill Dumbledore. Not knowing that this was a plan Dumbledore and Snape had conceived earlier, nor of the headmaster's medical condition due to the [[Curse on Marvolo Gaunt's ring|curse]], the Order believed that they had been betrayed.<ref name="HBP" />
   
====Protecting Harry and Losing the Ministry====
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[[File:Kingley's_Patronus.jpg|thumb|Kingsley's Patronus warns the Order of the Ministry's downfall]]Now under the leadership of [[Alastor Moody]], the Order's next goal was to remove Harry from his [[Dursley family|relatives]]' [[4 Privet Drive|home]] before the protection offered by his mother's blood expired on his seventeenth [[31 July|birthday]]. Unfortunately, a number of the simpler solutions to the situation, such as [[Floo Powder]] or [[Apparition]] were unavailable due to monitoring by the Ministry, which was being infiltrated by the Death Eaters, and Harry, as an under-age wizard, still had [[The Trace|the trace]] on him. The Order also assigned two of its members, [[Dedalus Diggle]] and [[Hestia Jones]], to take Harry's [[Dursley family|relatives]] into hiding so that they could not be targeted by Death Eaters. Thus, the Order had to fly him out, using six decoys disguised as Harry with [[Polyjuice Potion]]. Despite being [[Battle of the Seven Potters|ambushed]] by over thirty Death Eaters and Voldemort himself, the Order managed to get Harry to safety at [[the Burrow]], their next headquarters since Snape knew of 12 Grimmauld Place. Sadly, Moody and Harry's owl, [[Hedwig]], were killed in the fray.
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[[File:Kingley's_Patronus.jpg|thumb|274x274px|Kingsley's Patronus warns the Order of the Ministry's downfall]]
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Now under the leadership of [[Alastor Moody]], the Order's next goal was to remove Harry from his [[Dursley family|relatives]]' [[4 Privet Drive|home]] before the protection offered by his mother's blood expired on his seventeenth [[31 July|birthday]]. Unfortunately, a number of the simpler solutions to the situation, such as [[Floo Powder]] or [[Apparition]] were unavailable due to monitoring by the Ministry, which was being infiltrated by the Death Eaters, and Harry, as an under-age wizard, still had [[The Trace|the trace]] on him. The Order also assigned two of its members, [[Dedalus Diggle]] and [[Hestia Jones]], to take Harry's [[Dursley family|relatives]] into hiding so that they could not be targeted by Death Eaters. Thus, the Order had to fly him out, using six decoys disguised as Harry with [[Polyjuice Potion]]. Despite being [[Battle of the Seven Potters|ambushed]] by over thirty Death Eaters and Voldemort himself, the Order managed to get Harry to safety at [[the Burrow]], their next headquarters since Snape knew of 12 Grimmauld Place. Sadly, Moody and Harry's owl, [[Hedwig]], were killed in the fray.
   
 
Five days later, on [[1 August]], [[1997]], the Death Eaters [[Fall of the Ministry of Magic|seized control]] of the Ministry. Scrimgeour was murdered and [[Pius Thicknesse]], who [[Yaxley]] had under the [[Imperius Curse]], was installed as Voldemort's puppet [[Minister for Magic]]. [[Kingsley Shacklebolt]] managed to warn the Order of the coup by sending his [[Patronus Charms|Patronus]] to the Burrow, where Bill and Fleur's reception was being held. Various Order members were interrogated, but none were killed. In the meantime, Harry had vanished along with [[Hermione Granger]] and [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]]. The three sought to find and destroy Voldemort's [[Horcrux]]es, a concept and mission of which the rest of the Order had not been informed.<ref name="DH" />
 
Five days later, on [[1 August]], [[1997]], the Death Eaters [[Fall of the Ministry of Magic|seized control]] of the Ministry. Scrimgeour was murdered and [[Pius Thicknesse]], who [[Yaxley]] had under the [[Imperius Curse]], was installed as Voldemort's puppet [[Minister for Magic]]. [[Kingsley Shacklebolt]] managed to warn the Order of the coup by sending his [[Patronus Charms|Patronus]] to the Burrow, where Bill and Fleur's reception was being held. Various Order members were interrogated, but none were killed. In the meantime, Harry had vanished along with [[Hermione Granger]] and [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]]. The three sought to find and destroy Voldemort's [[Horcrux]]es, a concept and mission of which the rest of the Order had not been informed.<ref name="DH" />
   
 
====Resistance====
 
====Resistance====
[[File:OrderAtPrivetDrive.jpg|thumb|Several members of the second Order]]
 
 
{{Dialogue a-b|River (Lee Jordan)|And what would you say, Royal, to those listeners who reply that in these dangerous times, it should be "wizards first"?|Royal (Kingsley Shacklebolt)|I'd say that it's one short step from "wizards first" to "pure-bloods first", and then to "Death Eaters." We're all human, aren't we? Every human life is worth the same, and worth saving.|Order members on ''[[Potterwatch]]'' in [[1998]]|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows}}
 
{{Dialogue a-b|River (Lee Jordan)|And what would you say, Royal, to those listeners who reply that in these dangerous times, it should be "wizards first"?|Royal (Kingsley Shacklebolt)|I'd say that it's one short step from "wizards first" to "pure-bloods first", and then to "Death Eaters." We're all human, aren't we? Every human life is worth the same, and worth saving.|Order members on ''[[Potterwatch]]'' in [[1998]]|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows}}
   
[[File:Podcast_radio_icon_BIG.jpg|thumb|left|[[Potterwatch]]]]
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[[File:OrderAtPrivetDrive.jpg|thumb|left|251x251px|Several members of the second Order.]]
   
While Voldemort controlled the Ministry, the Order members were fugitives. The [[Weasley family|Weasleys]] were kept under surveillance and the [[Taboo|Taboo curse]] was placed upon Voldemort's name, since only enemies of the Dark Lord were willing to speak it aloud. Kingsley was nearly caught after saying the name, but managed to fight off the Death Eaters that attacked him and went on the run. The Weasleys were also forced into hiding, after it was discovered that Ron was travelling with Harry, "Undesirable Number One," in the spring of [[1998]].
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'While Voldemort controlled the Ministry, the Order members were fugitives. The [[Weasley family|Weasleys]] were kept under surveillance and the [[Taboo|Taboo curse]] was placed upon Voldemort's name, since only enemies of the Dark Lord were willing to speak it aloud. Kingsley was nearly caught after saying the name, but managed to fight off the Death Eaters that attacked him and went on the run. The Weasleys were also forced into hiding, after it was discovered that Ron was travelling with Harry, "Undesirable Number One," in the spring of [[1998]].
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[[File:Podcast_radio_icon_BIG.jpg|thumb|220px|[[Potterwatch]]]]
   
 
The Order led the underground resistance, participating in the radio programme ''[[Potterwatch]]'', which broadcast the truth while the ''[[Daily Prophet]]'' and other news outlets were controlled by the Ministry. The Order encouraged people to do as they were doing — protect innocent [[Muggle]]s from being harmed for the amusement of Death Eaters, and [[Muggle-born]]s who were being persecuted by the Ministry's new [[Muggle-Born Registration Commission]].
 
The Order led the underground resistance, participating in the radio programme ''[[Potterwatch]]'', which broadcast the truth while the ''[[Daily Prophet]]'' and other news outlets were controlled by the Ministry. The Order encouraged people to do as they were doing — protect innocent [[Muggle]]s from being harmed for the amusement of Death Eaters, and [[Muggle-born]]s who were being persecuted by the Ministry's new [[Muggle-Born Registration Commission]].
 
[[File:78343_gal-2.jpg|thumb|left|275px|The Order of the Phoenix and [[Dumbledore's Army|Dumbledore's Army]] members in the [[Great Hall]]]]
 
   
 
====Battle of Hogwarts====
 
====Battle of Hogwarts====
 
{{Quote|We've only got half an hour until midnight, so we need to act fast. A battle plan has been agreed between the teachers of Hogwarts and the Order of the Phoenix... All right, leaders up here and we'll divide up the troops!|[[Kingsley Shacklebolt]] before the [[Battle of Hogwarts]]|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows}}
 
{{Quote|We've only got half an hour until midnight, so we need to act fast. A battle plan has been agreed between the teachers of Hogwarts and the Order of the Phoenix... All right, leaders up here and we'll divide up the troops!|[[Kingsley Shacklebolt]] before the [[Battle of Hogwarts]]|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows}}
   
On [[2 May]], [[1998]], the Order received the call to arms from [[Neville Longbottom]], who was left leading [[Dumbledore's Army]] at the Death Eater-controlled [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]]. With the D.A., the Order of the Phoenix took a final stand against Voldemort and his army. They formulated the battle plan with the professors of Hogwarts, who led fighters to the three highest towers, while Kingsley, [[Remus Lupin]], and [[Arthur Weasley]] led troops to the school grounds, and [[Fred and George Weasley]] organised the defence of the entrances and passageways into the school.
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[[File:Orderbattle.jpg|thumb|left|350x350px|the Order during the Battle of Hogwarts]]
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On [[1 May]], [[1998]], the Order received the call to arms from [[Neville Longbottom]], who was left leading [[Dumbledore's Army]] at the Death Eater-controlled [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]]. With the D.A., the Order of the Phoenix took a final stand against Voldemort and his army. They formulated the battle plan with the professors of Hogwarts, who led fighters to the three highest towers, while Kingsley, [[Remus Lupin]], and [[Arthur Weasley]] led troops to the school grounds, and [[Fred and George Weasley]] organised the defence of the entrances and passageways into the school.
   
The [[Battle of Hogwarts]] resulted in Order members [[Remus Lupin]], [[Nymphadora Tonks]], [[Severus Snape]] and [[Fred Weasley]] losing their lives, but they triumphed over the [[Death Eaters]], and Voldemort himself was defeated by [[Harry Potter]]. Tonks was killed by [[Bellatrix Lestrange]], Remus perished at the hands of [[Antonin Dolohov]] and Snape was fatally bitten by [[Nagini]] on Voldemort's orders
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The [[Battle of Hogwarts]], beginning at midnight on [[2 May]], resulted in Order members [[Remus Lupin]], [[Nymphadora Tonks]], [[Severus Snape]] and [[Fred Weasley]] losing their lives, but they triumphed over the [[Death Eaters]], and Voldemort himself was defeated by [[Harry Potter]]. Tonks was murdered by [[Bellatrix Lestrange]], Remus perished at the hands of [[Antonin Dolohov]] and Snape was fatally bitten by [[Nagini]] on Voldemort's orders.
   
==Members of the Order of the Phoenix==
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==Members of the Order==
 
{{Quote|[[Hermione Granger|Mudblood]]s and [[Remus Lupin|werewolves]] and [[Weasley family|traitors]] and [[Mundungus Fletcher|thieves]]...|[[Kreacher]] insulting various Order members; 'Mudbloods' refers to Hermione Granger, 'werewolves' to Remus Lupin, 'traitors' to the Weasleys, and 'thieves' to Mundungus Fletcher.|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix}}
 
{{Quote|[[Hermione Granger|Mudblood]]s and [[Remus Lupin|werewolves]] and [[Weasley family|traitors]] and [[Mundungus Fletcher|thieves]]...|[[Kreacher]] insulting various Order members; 'Mudbloods' refers to Hermione Granger, 'werewolves' to Remus Lupin, 'traitors' to the Weasleys, and 'thieves' to Mundungus Fletcher.|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix}}
   
 
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File:OotP.jpg|center|650px|thumb|Members of the Original Order of the Phoenix pose for a photo in 1981. (''clicking on a person will link to the respective article'').
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File:OotP.jpg|center|350px|thumb|Members of the Original Order of the Phoenix pose for a photo in 1981.
   
 
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<center>'''Leaders'''</center>
 
<center>'''Leaders'''</center>
 
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<gallery orientation="portrait" position="center" spacing="small" widths="65" captionalign="center" captionsize="small" bordercolor="#000000">
ordermembers.JPG|[[Albus Dumbledore]] (founder)
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ordermembers.JPG|[[Albus Dumbledore]] (founder)
Alastor Moody Profile.JPG|[[Alastor Moody]]
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Alastor Moody Profile.JPG|[[Alastor Moody]]
 
kingsley-shacklebolt-1.jpg|[[Kingsley Shacklebolt]]
 
kingsley-shacklebolt-1.jpg|[[Kingsley Shacklebolt]]
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
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Charlie1.jpg|[[Charles Weasley|Charlie Weasley]]
 
Charlie1.jpg|[[Charles Weasley|Charlie Weasley]]
 
deda.JPG|[[Dedalus Diggle]]
 
deda.JPG|[[Dedalus Diggle]]
Dorcas Meadowes.jpg|[[Dorcas Meadowes]]
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Dorcas Meadowes.jpg|[[Dorcas Meadowes]]
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Edgar Bones.png|[[Edgar Bones]] †
 
Elpiass.jpg|[[Elphias Doge]]
 
Elpiass.jpg|[[Elphias Doge]]
ememain.jpg|[[Emmeline Vance]]
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ememain.jpg|[[Emmeline Vance]]
G f prewett.JPG|[[Fabian and Gideon Prewett]]
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G f prewett.JPG|[[Fabian and Gideon Prewett]]
 
FleurDH.jpg|[[Fleur Delacour]]
 
FleurDH.jpg|[[Fleur Delacour]]
 
Frank1.jpg|[[Frank Longbottom]]
 
Frank1.jpg|[[Frank Longbottom]]
Fredo.jpg|[[Fred Weasley]]
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Fredo.jpg|[[Fred Weasley I]]
 
gero.jpg|[[George Weasley]]
 
gero.jpg|[[George Weasley]]
 
Profile2.jpg|[[Harry Potter]]
 
Profile2.jpg|[[Harry Potter]]
 
Hermionedhface.jpg|[[Hermione Granger]]
 
Hermionedhface.jpg|[[Hermione Granger]]
James 1998.jpg|[[James Potter I|James Potter]]
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James 1998.jpg|[[James Potter I]]
Lily DHP2.jpg|[[Lily Evans]]
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Lily DHP2.png|[[Lily Evans]]
Marlene McKinnon.PNG|[[Marlene McKinnon]]
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Marlene McKinnon.PNG|[[Marlene McKinnon]]
 
minervamcgonagall19998.jpg|[[Minerva McGonagall]]
 
minervamcgonagall19998.jpg|[[Minerva McGonagall]]
mollypage.jpg|[[Molly Weasley]]
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mollypage.jpg|[[Molly Weasley I]]
 
Mundungas.png|[[Mundungus Fletcher]]
 
Mundungas.png|[[Mundungus Fletcher]]
Nymphadora Tonks.jpg|[[Nymphadora Tonks]]
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Nymphadora Tonks.jpg|[[Nymphadora Tonks]]
 
Olumpemaxime.jpg|[[Olympe Maxime]]
 
Olumpemaxime.jpg|[[Olympe Maxime]]
Remus Lupin.jpg|[[Remus Lupin]]
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Remus Lupin.jpg|[[Remus Lupin]]
 
Rondhface.jpg|[[Ronald Weasley]]
 
Rondhface.jpg|[[Ronald Weasley]]
 
hags.JPG|[[Rubeus Hagrid]]
 
hags.JPG|[[Rubeus Hagrid]]
Severus Snape.jpg|[[Severus Snape]]
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Severus Snape.jpg|[[Severus Snape]]
Sirius Black Profile.JPG|[[Sirius Black]]
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Sirius Black Profile.JPG|[[Sirius Black III]]
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Order member.png|An unidentified member
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Sturgio.png|Another unidentified member
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   
 
<center>'''Traitors'''</center>
 
<center>'''Traitors'''</center>
 
<gallery orientation="portrait" position="center" spacing="small" widths="70" captionalign="center" captionsize="small" bordercolor="#000000">
 
<gallery orientation="portrait" position="center" spacing="small" widths="70" captionalign="center" captionsize="small" bordercolor="#000000">
Peter Pettigrew.jpg|[[Peter Pettigrew]]
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Peter Pettigrew.jpg|[[Peter Pettigrew]]
 
Kreacher mod.PNG|Kreacher (unknowingly)|link=http://harrypotter.wikia.com/wiki/Kreacher
 
Kreacher mod.PNG|Kreacher (unknowingly)|link=http://harrypotter.wikia.com/wiki/Kreacher
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   
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{| class="wikitable" border="1" width="100%"
|-bgcolor="#cccccc"
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|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
!align="center"|Name
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! align="center" |Name
!align="center"|Membership
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! align="center" |Membership
!align="center"|Notes
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! align="center" |Notes
 
|-
 
|-
|[[Albus Dumbledore]]
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|
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[[Albus Dumbledore|Albus Dumbledore ]]†
 
|First Order, Second Order
 
|First Order, Second Order
 
|Founder and leader of the Order. Fought in the [[First Wizarding War]] and the [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] in [[1996]]; told [[Harry Potter]] of the existence of Voldemort's [[Horcrux]]es and destroyed [[Marvolo Gaunt's Ring|one]]; arranged his own death with [[Severus Snape]] in [[1997]].
 
|Founder and leader of the Order. Fought in the [[First Wizarding War]] and the [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] in [[1996]]; told [[Harry Potter]] of the existence of Voldemort's [[Horcrux]]es and destroyed [[Marvolo Gaunt's Ring|one]]; arranged his own death with [[Severus Snape]] in [[1997]].
 
|-
 
|-
|[[Alastor Moody]]
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|
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[[Alastor Moody|Alastor Moody ]]†
 
|First Order, Second Order
 
|First Order, Second Order
|Fought in the [[First Wizarding War]], the [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] in [[1996]] and was killed during the [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] in [[1997]].
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|Fought in the [[First Wizarding War]], the [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] ([[1996]]) and was murdered during the [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] ([[1997]]).
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Kingsley Shacklebolt]]
 
|[[Kingsley Shacklebolt]]
 
|Second Order
 
|Second Order
|Fought in the [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] in [[1996]] and the [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] in [[1997]]; led the Order during the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] in [[1998]].
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|Fought in the; [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] ([[1996]]), [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] ([[1997]]); led the Order during the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] in [[1998]].
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Aberforth Dumbledore]]
 
|[[Aberforth Dumbledore]]
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|Assigned to watch over [[Harry Potter]] throughout his life in Little Whinging; is a [[Squib]].
 
|Assigned to watch over [[Harry Potter]] throughout his life in Little Whinging; is a [[Squib]].
 
|-
 
|-
|[[Benjy Fenwick]]
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|
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[[Benjy Fenwick|Benjy Fenwick ]]†
 
|First Order
 
|First Order
|Killed and mutilated during the [[First Wizarding War]].
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|murdered/mutilated during the [[First Wizarding War]].
 
|-
 
|-
|[[Caradoc Dearborn]]
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|
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[[Caradoc Dearborn]] †
 
|First Order
 
|First Order
 
|Disappeared during the height of the [[First Wizarding War]]; his body was never found, but he was presumed killed.
 
|Disappeared during the height of the [[First Wizarding War]]; his body was never found, but he was presumed killed.
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|Member of the [[Advance Guard]] in [[1995]]; one of two Order members assigned to evacuate the [[Dursley family|Dursleys]] in [[1997]].
 
|Member of the [[Advance Guard]] in [[1995]]; one of two Order members assigned to evacuate the [[Dursley family|Dursleys]] in [[1997]].
 
|-
 
|-
|[[Dorcas Meadowes]]
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|
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[[Dorcas Meadowes|Dorcas Meadowes ]]†
 
|First Order
 
|First Order
|Killed in the [[First Wizarding War]].
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|Murdered by Lord Voldemort in the [[First Wizarding War]].
 
|-
 
|-
|[[Edgar Bones]]
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|
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[[Edgar Bones|Edgar Bones ]]†
 
|First Order
 
|First Order
|Killed by [[Death Eaters]] during the [[First Wizarding War]] along with his [[Edgar Bones' wife|wife]] and [[Edgar Bones' children|children]]. Hagrid considered the [[Bones family]] to be among the best witches and wizards of the age.
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|Murdered by [[Death Eaters]] during the [[First Wizarding War]] along with his [[Edgar Bones' wife|wife]] and [[Edgar Bones' children|children]]. Hagrid considered the [[Bones family]] to be among the best witches and wizards of the age.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Elphias Doge]]
 
|[[Elphias Doge]]
 
|First Order, Second Order
 
|First Order, Second Order
|Part of the [[Advance Guard]] in [[1995]]; appears to have helped shadow Harry in the years before Harry started Hogwarts.
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|Part of the [[Advance Guard]] in [[1995]]; appears to have helped shadow Harry in the years before he started Hogwarts.
 
|-
 
|-
|[[Emmeline Vance]]
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|
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[[Emmeline Vance|Emmeline Vance ]]†
 
|First Order, Second Order
 
|First Order, Second Order
|Member of the [[Advance Guard]] in [[1995]]; killed by [[Death Eaters]] in [[1996]].
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|Member of the [[Advance Guard]] in [[1995]]; murdered by [[Death Eaters]] in [[1996]].
 
|-
 
|-
|[[Fabian Prewett]]
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|
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[[Fabian Prewett]] †
 
|First Order
 
|First Order
|Fought and killed in the [[First Wizarding War]] by five [[Death Eaters]], including [[Antonin Dolohov]].
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|Fought and murdered in the [[First Wizarding War]] by five [[Death Eaters]], including [[Antonin Dolohov]].
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Frank Longbottom]]
 
|[[Frank Longbottom]]
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|Fought in the [[First Wizarding War]]; tortured into insanity using the [[Cruciatus Curse]] by [[Bartemius Crouch Jr.|Barty Crouch Jr.]], [[Rodolphus Lestrange|Rodolphus]], [[Rabastan Lestrange|Rabastan]] and [[Bellatrix Lestrange]] at the end of the conflict.
 
|Fought in the [[First Wizarding War]]; tortured into insanity using the [[Cruciatus Curse]] by [[Bartemius Crouch Jr.|Barty Crouch Jr.]], [[Rodolphus Lestrange|Rodolphus]], [[Rabastan Lestrange|Rabastan]] and [[Bellatrix Lestrange]] at the end of the conflict.
 
|-
 
|-
|[[Gideon Prewett]]
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|
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[[Gideon Prewett|Gideon Prewett ]]†
 
|First Order
 
|First Order
|Fought and killed in the [[First Wizarding War]] by five [[Death Eaters]], including [[Antonin Dolohov]].
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|Fought and murdered in the [[First Wizarding War]] by five [[Death Eaters]], including [[Antonin Dolohov]].
 
|-
 
|-
|[[James Potter I|James Potter]]
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|
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[[James Potter I|James Potter I ]]†
 
|First Order
 
|First Order
 
|Fought in the [[First Wizarding War]]; murdered by [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] in [[Godric's Hollow]] in [[1981]].
 
|Fought in the [[First Wizarding War]]; murdered by [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] in [[Godric's Hollow]] in [[1981]].
 
|-
 
|-
|[[Lily Evans|Lily Potter]]
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|
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[[Lily Evans|Lily Evans ]]†
 
|First Order
 
|First Order
 
|Fought in the [[First Wizarding War]]; murdered by [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] in [[Godric's Hollow]] in [[1981]].
 
|Fought in the [[First Wizarding War]]; murdered by [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] in [[Godric's Hollow]] in [[1981]].
 
|-
 
|-
|[[Marlene McKinnon]]
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|
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[[Marlene McKinnon|Marlene McKinnon ]]†
 
|First Order
 
|First Order
|Killed along with her [[McKinnon family|family]] in the [[First Wizarding War]] by Death Eaters, including [[Travers]].
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|Murdered along with her [[McKinnon family|family]] in the [[First Wizarding War]] by Death Eaters, including [[Travers]].
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Minerva McGonagall]]
 
|[[Minerva McGonagall]]
 
|First Order, Second Order
 
|First Order, Second Order
|Fought in the [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]] in [[1997]] and the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] in [[1998]].
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|Fought in the [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]] ([[1997]]) and the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] ([[1998]]).
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Mundungus Fletcher]]
 
|[[Mundungus Fletcher]]
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|Assigned to watch over [[Harry Potter]] in [[1995]]. Participated in the [[Battle of the Seven Potters]], but fled as soon as [[Tom Riddle|Voldemort]] attacked him and [[Alastor Moody]]. Later, under duress, assisted Harry, Hermione, and Ron in locating [[Salazar Slytherin's Locket]].
 
|Assigned to watch over [[Harry Potter]] in [[1995]]. Participated in the [[Battle of the Seven Potters]], but fled as soon as [[Tom Riddle|Voldemort]] attacked him and [[Alastor Moody]]. Later, under duress, assisted Harry, Hermione, and Ron in locating [[Salazar Slytherin's Locket]].
 
|-
 
|-
|[[Peter Pettigrew]]
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|
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[[Peter Pettigrew]] †
 
|First Order
 
|First Order
 
|Defected and joined [[Death Eaters]]; betrayed the [[Potter family|Potters]] to [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]]. Killed by his own [[Peter Pettigrew's silver hand|silver hand]] after hesitating to kill Harry.
 
|Defected and joined [[Death Eaters]]; betrayed the [[Potter family|Potters]] to [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]]. Killed by his own [[Peter Pettigrew's silver hand|silver hand]] after hesitating to kill Harry.
 
|-
 
|-
|[[Remus Lupin]]
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|
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[[Remus Lupin|Remus Lupin ]]†
 
|First Order, Second Order
 
|First Order, Second Order
|Participated in both the [[First Wizarding War|First]] and [[Second Wizarding War]]s. Fought in the [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] in [[1996]], the [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]] and [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] in [[1997]], and was killed during the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] in [[1998]] by [[Antonin Dolohov]]. He was a werewolf.
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|Participated in both the [[First Wizarding War|First]] and [[Second Wizarding War]]s. Fought in the; [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] ([[1996]]), [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]] ([[1997]]), [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] (1997), and was murdered during the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] ([[1998]]) by [[Antonin Dolohov]]. He was a werewolf.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Rubeus Hagrid]]
 
|[[Rubeus Hagrid]]
 
|First Order, Second Order
 
|First Order, Second Order
|Fought in the [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]] and the [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] in [[1997]], and the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] in [[1998]]. Half giant.
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|Fought in the; [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]] ([[1997]]), [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] (1997), and [[Battle of Hogwarts]] ([[1998]]). Half giant.
 
|-
 
|-
|[[Severus Snape]]
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|
  +
[[Severus Snape|Severus Snape ]]†
 
|First Order, Second Order
 
|First Order, Second Order
|Defected from [[Death Eaters]] before the end of the [[First Wizarding War]], due to feelings for [[Lily Evans]]; spy during the [[Second Wizarding War]]; killed during the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] by [[Tom Riddle|Voldemort]].
+
|Defected from [[Death Eaters]] before the end of the [[First Wizarding War]], due to feelings for [[Lily Evans]]; spy during the [[Second Wizarding War]]; murdered during the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] by [[Tom Riddle|Voldemort]].
 
|-
 
|-
|[[Sirius Black]]
+
|
  +
[[Sirius Black|Sirius Black III]] †
 
|First Order, Second Order
 
|First Order, Second Order
|Fought in both the [[First Wizarding War|First]] and [[Second Wizarding War]]s. Let the Order use his [[12 Grimmauld Place|family home]] as its headquarters. Killed by his cousin [[Bellatrix Lestrange]] during the [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] in [[1996]]. Was in Azkaban for supposedly murdering Peter Pettigrew, broke out in 1993.
+
|Fought in both the [[First Wizarding War|First]] and [[Second Wizarding War]]s. Let the Order use his [[12 Grimmauld Place|family home]] as its headquarters. Murdered by his cousin [[Bellatrix Lestrange]] during the [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] ([[1996|1996)]]. Was in Azkaban for supposedly murdering Peter Pettigrew, broke out in 1993.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Sturgis Podmore]]
 
|[[Sturgis Podmore]]
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|[[Arthur Weasley]]
 
|[[Arthur Weasley]]
 
|Second Order
 
|Second Order
|Fought in the [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] in [[1997]] and the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] in [[1998]].
+
|
  +
Fought in the [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] ([[1997]]) and the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] ([[1998]]).
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[William Weasley|Bill Weasley]]
 
|[[William Weasley|Bill Weasley]]
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|[[Charles Weasley|Charlie Weasley]]
 
|[[Charles Weasley|Charlie Weasley]]
 
|Second Order
 
|Second Order
|Assigned to recruit foreign wizards; led reinforcements to the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] in [[1998]].
+
|Assigned to recruit foreign wizards and led reinforcements to the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] ([[1998]]).
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Fleur Delacour]]
 
|[[Fleur Delacour]]
 
|Assumed member<ref name="AM">An individual is an assumed member, rather than an ally, when he or she actively participated in an Order of the Phoenix operation, rather than assisting the Order more indirectly or as part of another organisation.</ref>, Second Order
 
|Assumed member<ref name="AM">An individual is an assumed member, rather than an ally, when he or she actively participated in an Order of the Phoenix operation, rather than assisting the Order more indirectly or as part of another organisation.</ref>, Second Order
|Fought in the [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] in [[1997]] and the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] in [[1998]].
+
|Fought in the [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] ([[1997]]) and the [[Battle of Hogwarts]]  [[1998|(1998]]).
 
|-
 
|-
|[[Fred Weasley]]
+
|
  +
[[Fred Weasley|Fred Weasley I]] †
 
|Assumed member<ref name="AM" />, Second Order
 
|Assumed member<ref name="AM" />, Second Order
|Fought in the [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] in [[1997]] and the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] in [[1998]], killed by an explosion during the battle.
+
|Fought in the [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] ([[1997]]) and the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] in ([[1998]]), killed by an explosion during the battle.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[George Weasley]]
 
|[[George Weasley]]
 
|Assumed member<ref name="AM" />, Second Order
 
|Assumed member<ref name="AM" />, Second Order
|Fought in the [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] in [[1997]], during which he lost his left ear, and the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] in [[1998]].
+
|Fought in the [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] ([[1997]]), during which he lost his left ear, and the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] ([[1998]]).
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Harry Potter]]
 
|[[Harry Potter]]
 
|Assumed member<ref name="AM" />, Second Order
 
|Assumed member<ref name="AM" />, Second Order
|Fought in the [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] in [[1996]], the [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] in [[1997]] and defeated [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] for good during the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] in [[1998]]. Also helped render Voldemort mortal (and vulnerable) by finding his [[Horcrux]]es, along with [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] and [[Hermione Granger]], and destroyed [[Tom Riddle's Diary]].
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|Fought in the; [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] ([[1996]]), [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]] ([[1997]]), [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] (1997), and defeated [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] for good during the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] ([[1998]]). Also helped render Voldemort mortal (and vulnerable) by finding his [[Horcrux]]es, along with [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] and [[Hermione Granger]], also destroyed [[Tom Riddle's Diary]].
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Hermione Granger]]
 
|[[Hermione Granger]]
 
|Assumed member<ref name="AM" />, Second Order
 
|Assumed member<ref name="AM" />, Second Order
|Fought in the [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] in [[1996]], the [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] in [[1997]], and the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] in [[1998]]. Accompanied [[Harry Potter]] and [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] on the hunt for Voldemort's [[Horcrux]]es and destroyed [[Helga Hufflepuff's Cup]].
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|Fought in the; [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] ([[1996]]), [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]] ([[1997]]), [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] (1997), and [[Battle of Hogwarts]] ([[1998]]). Accompanied [[Harry Potter]] and [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] on the hunt for Voldemort's [[Horcrux]]es and destroyed [[Helga Hufflepuff's Cup]].
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Hestia Jones]]
 
|[[Hestia Jones]]
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|Member of the [[Advance Guard]] in [[1995]]; one of the two Order members assigned to evacuate the [[Dursley family|Dursleys]] in [[1997]].
 
|Member of the [[Advance Guard]] in [[1995]]; one of the two Order members assigned to evacuate the [[Dursley family|Dursleys]] in [[1997]].
 
|-
 
|-
|[[Molly Weasley]]
+
|[[Molly Weasley|Molly&nbsp; Weasley I]]
 
|Second Order
 
|Second Order
|Fought in the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] in [[1998]] and killed [[Bellatrix Lestrange]], partly in retribution for multiple personal losses.
+
|Fought in the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] ([[1998]]) and killed [[Bellatrix Lestrange]], partly in retribution for multiple personal losses.
 
|-
 
|-
|[[Nymphadora Tonks]]
+
|
  +
[[Nymphadora Tonks]] †
 
|Second Order
 
|Second Order
|Fought in the [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] in [[1996]], the [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]] and the [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] in [[1997]], and killed during the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] in [[1998]] by [[Bellatrix Lestrange]].
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|Fought in the; [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] ([[1996]]), [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]] ([[1997]]), [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] (1997), and murderd during the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] ([[1998]]) by [[Bellatrix Lestrange]].
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Olympe Maxime]]
 
|[[Olympe Maxime]]
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|[[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]]
 
|[[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]]
 
|Assumed member<ref name="AM" />, Second Order
 
|Assumed member<ref name="AM" />, Second Order
|Fought in the [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] in [[1996]], [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] in [[1997]] and the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] in [[1998]]. Accompanied [[Harry Potter]] and [[Hermione Granger]] on the hunt for Voldemort's [[Horcrux]]es, and destroyed [[Salazar Slytherin's Locket]].
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|Fought in the; [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] ([[1996]]), [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]] ([[1997]]), [[Battle of the Seven Potters]] (1997), and [[Battle of Hogwarts]] ([[1998|1998)]]. Accompanied [[Harry Potter]] and [[Hermione Granger]] on the hunt for Voldemort's [[Horcrux]]es and destroyed [[Salazar Slytherin's Locket]].
 
|}
 
|}
   
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Andromeda Black Family Tree.jpg|[[Andromeda Tonks]]
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AndromedaTonks.png|[[Andromeda Tonks]]
 
Snapshot-2010-02-18-17h16m20s24.jpg|[[Augusta Longbottom]]
 
Snapshot-2010-02-18-17h16m20s24.jpg|[[Augusta Longbottom]]
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DobbyDH.png|[[Dobby]]
 
Professorwizard2.jpg|[[Filius Flitwick]]
 
Professorwizard2.jpg|[[Filius Flitwick]]
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Oliver WoodDH2.jpg|[[Oliver Wood]]
 
Oliver WoodDH2.jpg|[[Oliver Wood]]
 
Maxime.jpg|[[Olympe Maxime]]
 
Maxime.jpg|[[Olympe Maxime]]
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PeevesJKR.jpg|[[Peeves]]
 
Percy WeasleyDH2.jpg|[[Percy Weasley]]
 
Percy WeasleyDH2.jpg|[[Percy Weasley]]
 
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Professor Sprout.jpg|[[Pomona Sprout]]
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Unidentified teacher in slug party.jpg|Female Teacher|link=Unidentified female Hogwarts teacher
 
1270889509174 f.jpg|[[Sybill Trelawney]]
 
1270889509174 f.jpg|[[Sybill Trelawney]]
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!align="center"|Association
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!align="center"|Notes
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|-
 
|-
 
|[[Andromeda Tonks]]
 
|[[Andromeda Tonks]]
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|[[Ginevra Weasley|Ginny Weasley]]
 
|[[Ginevra Weasley|Ginny Weasley]]
 
|Second Order
 
|Second Order
|Connected to the Order through her [[Weasley family|family]], but underage. Fought in the [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] in [[1996]], the [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]] in [[1997]], and the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] in [[1998]].
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|Connected to the Order through her [[Weasley family|family]], but underage. Fought in the; [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] ([[1996]]), [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]] ([[1997]]), and [[Battle of Hogwarts]] ([[1998]]).
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Horace Slughorn]]
 
|[[Horace Slughorn]]
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|[[Luna Lovegood]]
 
|[[Luna Lovegood]]
 
|Second Order
 
|Second Order
|Fought in the [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] in [[1996]], the [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]] in [[1997]], and the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] in [[1998]].
+
|Fought in the; [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] ([[1996]]), [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]] ([[1997]]), and [[Battle of Hogwarts]] ([[1998]]).
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Muriel]]
 
|[[Muriel]]
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|[[Neville Longbottom]]
 
|[[Neville Longbottom]]
 
|Second Order
 
|Second Order
|Fought in the [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] in [[1996]], the [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]] in [[1997]], and the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] in [[1998]]. Slew [[Nagini]], one of Voldemort's [[Horcrux]]es.
+
|
  +
Fought in the; [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]] ([[1996]]), [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]] ([[1997|1997)]], and [[Battle of Hogwarts]] ([[1998]]). Slew [[Nagini]], one of Voldemort's [[Horcrux]]es.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Oliver Wood]]
 
|[[Oliver Wood]]
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|[[Dumbledore's Army]]
 
|[[Dumbledore's Army]]
 
|Second Order
 
|Second Order
|Fought against [[Voldemort]] and his [[Death Eaters]]. They participated in numerous battles like the [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]], [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]], and the [[Battle of Hogwarts]]. Some members, like [[Hermione Granger]], [[Ronald Weasley]], [[Neville Longbottom]] and [[Harry Potter]] participated more actively and had a bigger role than others.
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|Fought against [[Voldemort]] and his [[Death Eaters]]. They participated in numerous battles like the [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]], [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]], and the [[Battle of Hogwarts]]. Some members, like [[Hermione Granger]], [[Ronald Weasley]], [[Neville Longbottom|Neville Longbottom,]] and [[Harry Potter]] participated more actively and had a bigger role than others.
 
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==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
[[File:Alastor OOTP.jpg|thumb|right|200px|[[Alastor Moody]] [[Apparition|Apparating]] into the [[Department of Mysteries]].]]
 
[[File:Alastor OOTP.jpg|thumb|right|200px|[[Alastor Moody]] [[Apparition|Apparating]] into the [[Department of Mysteries]].]]
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*While not confirmed, it is likely that the surviving members of the Order got celebrity status of sorts, just like the members of the, as of 2014, 'legendary' Dumbledore's Army.
 
*In the [[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)|film adaptation]] of the [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]], which differs significantly from the [[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix|novel]] version, the Order of the Phoenix members [[Apparition|Apparate]] into the [[Department of Mysteries]], and save the [[Dumbledore's Army]] members by Apparating directly into the area where the [[Death Eaters]] holding them at wand-point.
 
*In the [[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)|film adaptation]] of the [[Battle of the Department of Mysteries]], which differs significantly from the [[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix|novel]] version, the Order of the Phoenix members [[Apparition|Apparate]] into the [[Department of Mysteries]], and save the [[Dumbledore's Army]] members by Apparating directly into the area where the [[Death Eaters]] holding them at wand-point.
 
*Also in the [[Harry Potter films|films]], Order members are shown as Apparating in clouds of white smoke, while the Death Eaters Apparate in clouds of black smoke. This may be a reference to the Death Eaters' use and corruption by Dark Magic, causing them to apparate in black smoke, as opposed to the white smoke of the Order members.
 
*Also in the [[Harry Potter films|films]], Order members are shown as Apparating in clouds of white smoke, while the Death Eaters Apparate in clouds of black smoke. This may be a reference to the Death Eaters' use and corruption by Dark Magic, causing them to apparate in black smoke, as opposed to the white smoke of the Order members.
 
*[[Molly Weasley]] is not stated to have been a member of the original Order, despite her brothers being members. This is likely due to the fact that she gave birth to, and took care of, [[seven]] children during the course of the [[First Wizarding War]]<ref>Bill was born in [[1970]], which is approximately when the war began, and Ginny was born in [[1981]], two months before the end of the war.</ref>.
 
*[[Molly Weasley]] is not stated to have been a member of the original Order, despite her brothers being members. This is likely due to the fact that she gave birth to, and took care of, [[seven]] children during the course of the [[First Wizarding War]]<ref>Bill was born in [[1970]], which is approximately when the war began, and Ginny was born in [[1981]], two months before the end of the war.</ref>.
*If the list of members of the Order of the Phoenix, above, is complete, then the mortality rate (including permanent incapacitation) of members, during the First and Second Wizarding Wars combined, rivals that of the [http://www.middle-ages.org.uk/black-death.htm Black Death] in fourteenth-century Europe. About 44% of members died during the [[First Wizarding War]], and 26% were killed by Death Eaters during the course of the [[Second Wizarding War]].
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*If the list of members of the Order of the Phoenix, above, is complete, then the mortality rate (including permanent incapacitation) of members, during the First and Second Wizarding Wars combined, rivals that of the [http://www.middle-ages.org.uk/black-death.htm Black Death] in fourteenth-century Europe. About 44% of members died during the [[First Wizarding War]], and 26% were killed by Death Eaters during the course of the [[Second Wizarding War]]. [[Horace Slughorn]] refers to this in [[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]
 
*It may be that the Order of the Phoenix was inspired by the {{wplink|Fabian Society}}, where one of J.K. Rowling's professed favourite authors, {{wplink|Edith Nesbit}}, was a member. The argument is made more likely by the fact that several original members of the Order of the Phoenix seem to be named after members of the Fabian Society: [[Emmeline Vance]] for {{wplink|Emmeline Pankhurst}}, [[Fabian Prewett]] for the Fabian Society itself, [[Sturgis Podmore]] for {{wplink|Frank Podmore}}, and [[Kingsley Shacklebolt]] for {{wplink|Kingsley Martin}}. The Fabian Society's members were also closely associated with a magical association called the {{wplink|Order of the Golden Dawn}}.
 
*It may be that the Order of the Phoenix was inspired by the {{wplink|Fabian Society}}, where one of J.K. Rowling's professed favourite authors, {{wplink|Edith Nesbit}}, was a member. The argument is made more likely by the fact that several original members of the Order of the Phoenix seem to be named after members of the Fabian Society: [[Emmeline Vance]] for {{wplink|Emmeline Pankhurst}}, [[Fabian Prewett]] for the Fabian Society itself, [[Sturgis Podmore]] for {{wplink|Frank Podmore}}, and [[Kingsley Shacklebolt]] for {{wplink|Kingsley Martin}}. The Fabian Society's members were also closely associated with a magical association called the {{wplink|Order of the Golden Dawn}}.
 
*It was also mentioned that [[Albus Dumbledore]] named the Order of the Phoenix after [[Fawkes]], his pet Phoenix.
 
*It was also mentioned that [[Albus Dumbledore]] named the Order of the Phoenix after [[Fawkes]], his pet Phoenix.
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*In J.K. Rowling's early plot outlines of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (http://chandlermariecraig.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/rowling_outline2.gif) it seems that the titles of the Order of the Phoenix and Dumbledore's Army were swapped - the Order of the Phoenix being the group Harry, Ron and Hermione set up at Hogwarts, whilst Dumbledore's Army being Dumbledore's original army in the First Wizarding War.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==

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L'Ordre du Phénix Originale
Order of the Phoenix
Organisation information
Founder(s)

Albus Dumbledore

Founded
Dissolved
Leader(s)
Headquarters
Intentions

To protect the wizarding and Muggle worlds from Lord Voldemort and his Death Eaters

Affiliation
Enemies
"It's a secret society. Dumbledore's in charge, he founded it. It's the people who fought against You-Know-Who last time."
Hermione Granger telling Harry Potter about the Order in 1995.[src]

The Order of the Phoenix was a secret society founded by Albus Dumbledore to oppose Lord Voldemort and his Death Eaters. The original Order was created sometime in 1970s, after Voldemort returned to England from abroad and started his campaign to take over the Ministry of Magic and persecute Muggle-borns. The Order worked with the Ministry to oppose the Dark Lord and his followers, and played a crucial role in the First Wizarding War. Victory came in 1981 at the cost of many of their members.

The Order disbanded, but was reconvened in 1995 after Harry Potter informed Dumbledore of Lord Voldemort's return. The Ministry refused to admit that the Dark Lord had returned, thus the Order alone worked to protect Harry Potter and the prophecy concerning him and Voldemort in the Department of Mysteries. After a battle occurred there in 1996 between the Order and the Death Eaters, the Ministry admitted the truth. However, the next year would see the Order losing their leader and the Ministry being conquered by Voldemort. The Order remained an underground resistance, trying to protect Muggles and broadcast the truth during the worst days of the Second Wizarding War. They answered the call to arms by Dumbledore's Army on 2 May, 1998, fighting Voldemort and his Death Eaters for the final time at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The Battle of Hogwarts ended with Voldemort's death and a decisive victory for the Order and their allies.

HistoryEdit

Founding and First Wizarding WarEdit

OriginEdit

Sirius: "What was there to be gained by fighting the most evil wizard that ever existed? Only innocent lives, Peter!"
Peter: "You don’t understand! He would have killed me, Sirius!"
Sirius: "THEN YOU SHOULD HAVE DIED! DIED RATHER THAN BETRAY YOUR FRIENDS, AS WE WOULD HAVE DONE FOR YOU!"
Sirius Black confronting Peter Pettigrew in 1994[src]
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A photograph of the original Order, including Remus Lupin, Lily Evans, Peter Pettigrew and James Potter.

The Order of the Phoenix was founded by Albus Dumbledore during Lord Voldemort's first rise to power in the 1970s. Dumbledore formed the Order to combat Voldemort's increasing threat and power. Aurors from the Ministry of Magic also joined the Order to participate in more secretive, sudden assaults aimed to crush the Dark Rebellion. Dumbledore created a method of communication among Order members by inventing a way to make Patronuses speak.

Although the Death Eaters had been attacking mostly Muggles and Muggle-borns to spread terror, they soon turned to attacking "blood traitors" such as Order members as well. Fabian and Gideon Prewett were killed by a group of six Death Eaters led by Antonin Dolohov. Caradoc Dearborn disappeared, the Bones family was almost completely destroyed, Benjy Fenwick was brutally murdered, and Marlene McKinnon and her family were killed by Death Eaters, including Travers. Even as the Order suffered great losses, they continued to fight, and four of their members — James and Lily Potter, and Frank and Alice Longbottom — defied Voldemort himself three times.[1]

The ProphecyEdit

"The one with the power to vanquish the Dark Lord approaches... Born to those who have thrice defied him, born as the seventh month dies...and the Dark Lord will mark him as his equal, but he will have power the Dark Lord knows not...and either must die at the hand of the other for neither can live while the other survives....the one with the power to vanquish the Dark Lord will be born as the seventh month dies..."
Sybill Trelawney's first prophecy[src]
Lily eath

Lily Potter is murdered by Lord Voldemort

This defiance made the two couples and their infant sons Harry and Neville targets of a prophecy concerning a person with the power to defeat the Dark Lord. Then Death Eater Severus Snape heard part of the prophecy and reported it to Voldemort, who believed it referred to Harry Potter. He decided to hunt down the Potters, choosing the half-blood Harry, like Voldemort himself, as opposed to the pure blood Neville. The Potters, who were in hiding under the Fidelius Charm, caused Snape to switch sides, since he had always been deeply in love with Lily Potter.[2]

It was not enough to save them, however; the Potters' Secret-Keeper Peter Pettigrew betrayed them, and Voldemort came to their home in Godric's Hollow on 31 October, 1981. He summarily murdered James, but offered Lily a chance to live, as requested by Severus Snape. She refused, begging for her son's life, and Voldemort used the Killing Curse against her and then on Harry. Because Lily had willingly sacrificed herself out of love for her son, Harry was protected, and the curse backfired. Because Voldemort had made Horcruxes, he did not die, but he lost physical form. He also inadvertently made Harry himself a Horcrux, as a piece of his soul embedded itself into a scar on Harry's forehead.[2] Pettigrew fled the scene and faked his own death by hiding in his Animagus form and cutting off his own finger, while murdering many innocent muggles with one spell, thus Sirius Black was blamed for his crimes, and thrown into Azkaban without a trial[3].

DisbandmentEdit

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Death Eater trials in 1981.

The First Wizarding War ended with a victory for the Order and the Ministry, but the Death Eaters were still a danger. Four of them — the Lestrange brothers; Rabastan and Rodolphus, Rodolphus' wife Bellatrix, and Barty Crouch Jr — attacked the Longbottoms shortly after their master's defeat. Seeking information about their master's downfall, the Death Eaters drove Alice and Frank insane with the Cruciatus Curse. The Death Eaters and many of their comrades were caught and sentenced to Azkaban, some of them turned in by Igor Karkaroff, who was released in exchange for information. Others, such as Lucius Malfoy, managed to avoid prison by claiming to have only served Voldemort under the Imperius Curse, though Order members were sceptical of such claims.[4]

Albus Dumbledore and Severus Snape, who had turned spy for the Order "at great personal risk" prior to Voldemort's fall, suspected that Voldemort would return, and they determined that Harry Potter had to be protected.[2] However, the war was over, and the Order was disbanded. The members were, for the most part, powerful witches and wizards with many other demands on their time, and, if the second incarnation of the Order is indicative, there may well have been internal pressures and uncertainties which, in the absence of a clear, external threat, would make it inadvisable to attempt to maintain the group.

The Order reconvenesEdit

"Time is short, and unless the few of us who know the truth stand united, there is no hope for any of us."
Albus Dumbledore after the return of Lord Voldemort[src]

On 24 June, 1995, Lord Voldemort returned to power. His servant Barty Crouch Jr, disguised as Alastor Moody, had manipulated the Goblet of Fire in order to ensure Harry Potter became a Champion of the Triwizard Tournament. When Harry and fellow Champion Cedric Diggory touched the Triwizard Cup, not knowing that it had been made a Portkey, they were transported to a graveyard in Little Hangleton. Peter Pettigrew murdered Cedric and then performed a ritual to resurrect Voldemort, who then summoned his Death Eaters to him. Harry managed to escape and inform Albus Dumbledore of the Dark Lord's return.[4]

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The Order's Advance Guard.

Within an hour, the original Order members had been informed. Dumbledore sent Sirius Black, who was still wanted by the Ministry, in his Animagus form (a dog), to alert key members such as Arabella Figg, Mundungus Fletcher, and Remus Lupin to the new threat. Upon its reconstitution, the Order set up headquarters at 12 Grimmauld Place, London — Sirius's family home. The house was protected with the Fidelius Charm, with Dumbledore as Secret-Keeper. Members of the Order were assigned by Dumbledore to protect Harry Potter and for guard duty. Harry and his best friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger also assisted the Order, though, being under-age, they were not official members.[1]

Ministry relationsEdit

Cornelius Fudge: "If you're going to work against me . . ."
Albus Dumbledore: "The only one against whom I intend to work is Lord Voldemort. If you are against him, then we remain, Cornelius, on the same side."
Cornelius Fudge and Albus Dumbledore[src]
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A Daily Prophet article questioning Dumbledore's sanity for claiming Voldemort had returned.

Although Dumbledore and the original members of the Order accepted the return of Lord Voldemort, members of the Ministry of Magic, including Minister for Magic Cornelius Fudge, were not convinced. Fudge preferred to believe that Dumbledore was spreading rumours in an attempt to undercut his authority as Minister. Years earlier, there had been widespread support for Dumbledore to take the position, although he declined, choosing instead to remain at Hogwarts. In his early years as Minister, Fudge was constantly bombarding Dumbledore, frantically seeking advice. These actions sowed the seeds of paranoia in Fudge, as he feared Dumbledore would usurp his power. He also accused Dumbledore of "going senile in his old years", and declared that he was clearly mistaken about Voldemort's return.[4] However, some Aurors in the Ministry, such as Kingsley Shacklebolt and Nymphadora Tonks, came to believe Dumbledore and joined the Order in secret.[1]

Under the Ministry's influence, the Daily Prophet portrayed Dumbledore and Harry as either liars or nutters, and thus many members of the wizarding public did not believe in Voldemort's return either. The Order was forced to exist underground and certain members were unable to even greet one another in public, for fear of exposing their allegiances. Voldemort and his Death Eaters took advantage of the Ministry's folly, conducting their business in secret for a year. Among their goals was to obtain a record of the prophecy concerning Voldemort and Harry, which was kept in the Department of Mysteries. The Order kept guard on the area, but were hampered by the Ministry's lack of cooperation.

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Order members arrive at the Department of Mysteries

Voldemort eventually managed to lure Harry there, along with five members of Dumbledore's Army, an organisation Harry, Hermione, and Ron founded at Hogwarts in response to Ministry employee Dolores Umbridge refusing to teach students practical Defence Against the Dark Arts. The group of teenagers were ambushed by twelve Death Eaters. The Order became aware of this through Severus Snape, and Sirius Black, Remus Lupin, Nymphadora Tonks, Alastor Moody, and Kingsley Shacklebolt raced to the Ministry to battle the Death Eaters. They managed to save the students, and the prophecy was destroyed, but Sirius was murdered by his cousin, Bellatrix Lestrange. Albus Dumbledore helped round up the other Death Eaters, summoned the Aurors, and then duelled Voldemort in defence of Harry. All of the Order members that participated in the battle were wounded, with exception of Remus Lupin and Albus Dumbledore. In addition, all Dumbledore's Army members were injured except for Harry. [1]

Several Ministry personnel, including Minister Fudge, entered the Ministry Atrium at the end of this duel, thus seeing Voldemort for themselves. Voldemort Disapparated with Bellatrix, but Fudge was forced to admit that Dumbledore and Harry Potter had been right.[1] He was soon replaced by Rufus Scrimgeour as Minister for Magic.[5]

Second Wizarding WarEdit

Guarding HogwartsEdit

"Dumbledore's man through and through, aren't you, Potter?"
Rufus Scrimgeour to Harry Potter[src]
Dark Mark Over Hogwarts

The Dark Mark over Hogwarts during the Battle of the Astronomy Tower

The battle marked the official beginning of the Second Wizarding War. Although Scrimgeour was a more proactive Minister than Fudge had been, he proved to be suspicious of the Order and of Dumbledore as well. He tried to convince Harry Potter to ally himself with the Ministry to boost public morale, but Harry was disgusted by Scrimgeour's high-handed methods and declared his loyalty to Dumbledore and the Order. Over the course of the school year, Dumbledore taught Harry about Voldemort's past and of the existence of his Horcruxes.

In the meantime, the Order kept watch at Hogwarts. However, Draco Malfoy, becoming a Death Eater in place of his incarcerated father, managed to use a Vanishing Cabinet to get Death Eaters into the school, and the Battle of the Astronomy Tower ensued. Dumbledore was cornered by Malfoy, but the headmaster managed to convince the boy to lower his wand, and Severus Snape stepped in to kill Dumbledore. Not knowing that this was a plan Dumbledore and Snape had conceived earlier, nor of the headmaster's medical condition due to the curse, the Order believed that they had been betrayed.[5]

Fall of the Ministry of MagicEdit

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Kingsley's Patronus warns the Order of the Ministry's downfall

Now under the leadership of Alastor Moody, the Order's next goal was to remove Harry from his relatives' home before the protection offered by his mother's blood expired on his seventeenth birthday. Unfortunately, a number of the simpler solutions to the situation, such as Floo Powder or Apparition were unavailable due to monitoring by the Ministry, which was being infiltrated by the Death Eaters, and Harry, as an under-age wizard, still had the trace on him. The Order also assigned two of its members, Dedalus Diggle and Hestia Jones, to take Harry's relatives into hiding so that they could not be targeted by Death Eaters. Thus, the Order had to fly him out, using six decoys disguised as Harry with Polyjuice Potion. Despite being ambushed by over thirty Death Eaters and Voldemort himself, the Order managed to get Harry to safety at the Burrow, their next headquarters since Snape knew of 12 Grimmauld Place. Sadly, Moody and Harry's owl, Hedwig, were killed in the fray.

Five days later, on 1 August, 1997, the Death Eaters seized control of the Ministry. Scrimgeour was murdered and Pius Thicknesse, who Yaxley had under the Imperius Curse, was installed as Voldemort's puppet Minister for Magic. Kingsley Shacklebolt managed to warn the Order of the coup by sending his Patronus to the Burrow, where Bill and Fleur's reception was being held. Various Order members were interrogated, but none were killed. In the meantime, Harry had vanished along with Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley. The three sought to find and destroy Voldemort's Horcruxes, a concept and mission of which the rest of the Order had not been informed.[2]

ResistanceEdit

River (Lee Jordan): "And what would you say, Royal, to those listeners who reply that in these dangerous times, it should be "wizards first"?"
Royal (Kingsley Shacklebolt): "I'd say that it's one short step from "wizards first" to "pure-bloods first", and then to "Death Eaters." We're all human, aren't we? Every human life is worth the same, and worth saving."
— Order members on Potterwatch in 1998[src]
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Several members of the second Order.

'While Voldemort controlled the Ministry, the Order members were fugitives. The Weasleys were kept under surveillance and the Taboo curse was placed upon Voldemort's name, since only enemies of the Dark Lord were willing to speak it aloud. Kingsley was nearly caught after saying the name, but managed to fight off the Death Eaters that attacked him and went on the run. The Weasleys were also forced into hiding, after it was discovered that Ron was travelling with Harry, "Undesirable Number One," in the spring of 1998.

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The Order led the underground resistance, participating in the radio programme Potterwatch, which broadcast the truth while the Daily Prophet and other news outlets were controlled by the Ministry. The Order encouraged people to do as they were doing — protect innocent Muggles from being harmed for the amusement of Death Eaters, and Muggle-borns who were being persecuted by the Ministry's new Muggle-Born Registration Commission.

Battle of HogwartsEdit

"We've only got half an hour until midnight, so we need to act fast. A battle plan has been agreed between the teachers of Hogwarts and the Order of the Phoenix... All right, leaders up here and we'll divide up the troops!"
Kingsley Shacklebolt before the Battle of Hogwarts[src]
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the Order during the Battle of Hogwarts

On 1 May, 1998, the Order received the call to arms from Neville Longbottom, who was left leading Dumbledore's Army at the Death Eater-controlled Hogwarts. With the D.A., the Order of the Phoenix took a final stand against Voldemort and his army. They formulated the battle plan with the professors of Hogwarts, who led fighters to the three highest towers, while Kingsley, Remus Lupin, and Arthur Weasley led troops to the school grounds, and Fred and George Weasley organised the defence of the entrances and passageways into the school.

The Battle of Hogwarts, beginning at midnight on 2 May, resulted in Order members Remus Lupin, Nymphadora Tonks, Severus Snape and Fred Weasley losing their lives, but they triumphed over the Death Eaters, and Voldemort himself was defeated by Harry Potter. Tonks was murdered by Bellatrix Lestrange, Remus perished at the hands of Antonin Dolohov and Snape was fatally bitten by Nagini on Voldemort's orders.

Members of the OrderEdit

"Mudbloods and werewolves and traitors and thieves..."
Kreacher insulting various Order members; 'Mudbloods' refers to Hermione Granger, 'werewolves' to Remus Lupin, 'traitors' to the Weasleys, and 'thieves' to Mundungus Fletcher.[src]
Fabian PrewettGideon PrewettRemus LupinLily EvansPeter PettigrewJames PotterSirius BlackAlbus DumbledoreRubeus HagridAlice LongbottomFrank LongbottomAlastor MoodyDorcas MeadowesMarlene McKinnonElphias DogeEmmeline VanceMinerva McGonagallEdgar BonesOotP

Members of the Original Order of the Phoenix pose for a photo in 1981.


Leaders
Members
Traitors
Name Membership Notes

Albus Dumbledore

First Order, Second Order Founder and leader of the Order. Fought in the First Wizarding War and the Battle of the Department of Mysteries in 1996; told Harry Potter of the existence of Voldemort's Horcruxes and destroyed one; arranged his own death with Severus Snape in 1997.

Alastor Moody

First Order, Second Order Fought in the First Wizarding War, the Battle of the Department of Mysteries (1996) and was murdered during the Battle of the Seven Potters (1997).
Kingsley Shacklebolt Second Order Fought in the; Battle of the Department of Mysteries (1996), Battle of the Seven Potters (1997); led the Order during the Battle of Hogwarts in 1998.
Aberforth Dumbledore First Order, Second Order Younger brother of the Order's founder and leader. Assisted Dumbledore's Army in 1997-1998 by passing food and supplies into the Room of Requirement. Assisted Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, and Ron Weasley in Malfoy Manor by sending Dobby to rescue them, and later by hiding them in the Hog's Head when Death Eaters were watching Hogsmeade. Fought in (and, in the film, led) the Battle of Hogwarts in 1998.
Alice Longbottom First Order Fought in the First Wizarding War; tortured into insanity using the Cruciatus Curse by Barty Crouch Jr., Rodolphus, Rabastan and Bellatrix Lestrange at the end of the conflict.
Arabella Figg First Order, Second Order Assigned to watch over Harry Potter throughout his life in Little Whinging; is a Squib.

Benjy Fenwick

First Order murdered/mutilated during the First Wizarding War.

Caradoc Dearborn

First Order Disappeared during the height of the First Wizarding War; his body was never found, but he was presumed killed.
Dedalus Diggle First Order, Second Order Member of the Advance Guard in 1995; one of two Order members assigned to evacuate the Dursleys in 1997.

Dorcas Meadowes

First Order Murdered by Lord Voldemort in the First Wizarding War.

Edgar Bones

First Order Murdered by Death Eaters during the First Wizarding War along with his wife and children. Hagrid considered the Bones family to be among the best witches and wizards of the age.
Elphias Doge First Order, Second Order Part of the Advance Guard in 1995; appears to have helped shadow Harry in the years before he started Hogwarts.

Emmeline Vance

First Order, Second Order Member of the Advance Guard in 1995; murdered by Death Eaters in 1996.

Fabian Prewett

First Order Fought and murdered in the First Wizarding War by five Death Eaters, including Antonin Dolohov.
Frank Longbottom First Order Fought in the First Wizarding War; tortured into insanity using the Cruciatus Curse by Barty Crouch Jr., Rodolphus, Rabastan and Bellatrix Lestrange at the end of the conflict.

Gideon Prewett

First Order Fought and murdered in the First Wizarding War by five Death Eaters, including Antonin Dolohov.

James Potter I

First Order Fought in the First Wizarding War; murdered by Lord Voldemort in Godric's Hollow in 1981.

Lily Evans

First Order Fought in the First Wizarding War; murdered by Lord Voldemort in Godric's Hollow in 1981.

Marlene McKinnon

First Order Murdered along with her family in the First Wizarding War by Death Eaters, including Travers.
Minerva McGonagall First Order, Second Order Fought in the Battle of the Astronomy Tower (1997) and the Battle of Hogwarts (1998).
Mundungus Fletcher First Order, Second Order Assigned to watch over Harry Potter in 1995. Participated in the Battle of the Seven Potters, but fled as soon as Voldemort attacked him and Alastor Moody. Later, under duress, assisted Harry, Hermione, and Ron in locating Salazar Slytherin's Locket.

Peter Pettigrew

First Order Defected and joined Death Eaters; betrayed the Potters to Lord Voldemort. Killed by his own silver hand after hesitating to kill Harry.

Remus Lupin

First Order, Second Order Participated in both the First and Second Wizarding Wars. Fought in the; Battle of the Department of Mysteries (1996), Battle of the Astronomy Tower (1997), Battle of the Seven Potters (1997), and was murdered during the Battle of Hogwarts (1998) by Antonin Dolohov. He was a werewolf.
Rubeus Hagrid First Order, Second Order Fought in the; Battle of the Astronomy Tower (1997), Battle of the Seven Potters (1997), and Battle of Hogwarts (1998). Half giant.

Severus Snape

First Order, Second Order Defected from Death Eaters before the end of the First Wizarding War, due to feelings for Lily Evans; spy during the Second Wizarding War; murdered during the Battle of Hogwarts by Voldemort.

Sirius Black III

First Order, Second Order Fought in both the First and Second Wizarding Wars. Let the Order use his family home as its headquarters. Murdered by his cousin Bellatrix Lestrange during the Battle of the Department of Mysteries (1996). Was in Azkaban for supposedly murdering Peter Pettigrew, broke out in 1993.
Sturgis Podmore First Order, Second Order Arrested in 1996 attempting to break into the Department of Mysteries under the Imperius Curse. Member of the Advance Guard in 1995.
Arthur Weasley Second Order

Fought in the Battle of the Seven Potters (1997) and the Battle of Hogwarts (1998).

Bill Weasley Second Order Fought in the Battle of the Astronomy Tower and the Battle of the Seven Potters in 1997, and the Battle of Hogwarts in 1998.
Charlie Weasley Second Order Assigned to recruit foreign wizards and led reinforcements to the Battle of Hogwarts (1998).
Fleur Delacour Assumed member[6], Second Order Fought in the Battle of the Seven Potters (1997) and the Battle of Hogwarts  (1998).

Fred Weasley I

Assumed member[6], Second Order Fought in the Battle of the Seven Potters (1997) and the Battle of Hogwarts in (1998), killed by an explosion during the battle.
George Weasley Assumed member[6], Second Order Fought in the Battle of the Seven Potters (1997), during which he lost his left ear, and the Battle of Hogwarts (1998).
Harry Potter Assumed member[6], Second Order Fought in the; Battle of the Department of Mysteries (1996), Battle of the Astronomy Tower (1997), Battle of the Seven Potters (1997), and defeated Lord Voldemort for good during the Battle of Hogwarts (1998). Also helped render Voldemort mortal (and vulnerable) by finding his Horcruxes, along with Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, also destroyed Tom Riddle's Diary.
Hermione Granger Assumed member[6], Second Order Fought in the; Battle of the Department of Mysteries (1996), Battle of the Astronomy Tower (1997), Battle of the Seven Potters (1997), and Battle of Hogwarts (1998). Accompanied Harry Potter and Ron Weasley on the hunt for Voldemort's Horcruxes and destroyed Helga Hufflepuff's Cup.
Hestia Jones Second Order Member of the Advance Guard in 1995; one of the two Order members assigned to evacuate the Dursleys in 1997.
Molly  Weasley I Second Order Fought in the Battle of Hogwarts (1998) and killed Bellatrix Lestrange, partly in retribution for multiple personal losses.

Nymphadora Tonks

Second Order Fought in the; Battle of the Department of Mysteries (1996), Battle of the Astronomy Tower (1997), Battle of the Seven Potters (1997), and murderd during the Battle of Hogwarts (1998) by Bellatrix Lestrange.
Olympe Maxime Assumed member[6], Second Order Helped Hagrid to try to win the Giants over to the Order's side.
Ron Weasley Assumed member[6], Second Order Fought in the; Battle of the Department of Mysteries (1996), Battle of the Astronomy Tower (1997), Battle of the Seven Potters (1997), and Battle of Hogwarts (1998). Accompanied Harry Potter and Hermione Granger on the hunt for Voldemort's Horcruxes and destroyed Salazar Slytherin's Locket.

Allies of the Order of the PhoenixEdit

During the First Wizarding War, the Order was allied with the Ministry of Magic. During the Second Wizarding War, however, the Ministry was at times sceptical of Lord Voldemort's return, and later taken over by Voldemort's followers. The Order was allied with Dumbledore's Army, as well as various individuals, during that conflict.

Name Association Notes
Andromeda Tonks Second Order Allowed the Order to use her family's home as a safe house in 1997. Healed Rubeus Hagrid's injuries after the Battle of the Seven Potters. Tortured by Death Eaters for information, but survived. Sister of Bellatrix Lestrange and Narcissa Malfoy. Mother of Nymphadora Tonks.
Augusta Longbottom Second Order Fought in the Battle of Hogwarts in 1998. Grandmother of Neville Longbottom.
Dobby Second Order Rescued Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, Luna Lovegood, Dean Thomas, Griphook, and Garrick Ollivander from Malfoy Manor; killed in action by Bellatrix Lestrange.
Filius Flitwick Second Order Fought in the Battle of Hogwarts in 1998.
Ginny Weasley Second Order Connected to the Order through her family, but underage. Fought in the; Battle of the Department of Mysteries (1996), Battle of the Astronomy Tower (1997), and Battle of Hogwarts (1998).
Horace Slughorn Second Order Led reinforcements during, and fought in, the Battle of Hogwarts in 1998.
Kreacher Second Order Initially despised the Order and undermined it by sharing information with Bellatrix Lestrange and Narcissa Malfoy, but later assisted Harry Potter in finding the location of the genuine version of Salazar Slytherin's Locket and led the house-elves' contingent during the Battle of Hogwarts in 1998.
Lee Jordan Second Order Ran Potterwatch during the height of the war, communicating and broadcasting with various Order members; fought in the Battle of Hogwarts in 1998.
Luna Lovegood Second Order Fought in the; Battle of the Department of Mysteries (1996), Battle of the Astronomy Tower (1997), and Battle of Hogwarts (1998).
Muriel Second Order Allowed the Order to use her home as a safe house, and later hid the Weasley family after Ron Weasley's accompaniment of Harry Potter and Hermione Granger was discovered by the Death Eaters.
Neville Longbottom Second Order

Fought in the; Battle of the Department of Mysteries (1996), Battle of the Astronomy Tower (1997), and Battle of Hogwarts (1998). Slew Nagini, one of Voldemort's Horcruxes.

Oliver Wood Second Order Fought in the Battle of Hogwarts, carried the bodies of Colin Creevey and others into the Great Hall during the battle.
Olympe Maxime Second Order Accompanied Rubeus Hagrid on his mission to attempt to gain the allegiance of the Giants.
Percy Weasley Second Order Originally loyal to the Ministry of Magic; defected when it was taken over by Lord Voldemort. Fought in the Battle of Hogwarts in 1998.
Pomona Sprout Second Order Fought in the Battle of Hogwarts in 1998.
Ted Tonks Second Order Allowed the Order to use his family's home as a safe house in 1997. Healed Harry Potter's injuries after the Battle of the Seven Potters. Killed by Snatchers in 1998.
Westinburgh family Second Order On occasion, provided shelter to members of the Order.
Winky Second Order Participated in the Battle of Hogwarts.
Sybill Trelawney First Order, Second Order Informed Albus Dumbledore of the prophecy.
Dumbledore's Army Second Order Fought against Voldemort and his Death Eaters. They participated in numerous battles like the Battle of the Department of Mysteries, Battle of the Astronomy Tower, and the Battle of Hogwarts. Some members, like Hermione Granger, Ronald Weasley, Neville Longbottom, and Harry Potter participated more actively and had a bigger role than others.

EtymologyEdit

Phoenix

Fawkes, Dumbledore's phoenix.

The Order of the Phoenix is named for the magical bird. The Order's founder and original leader, Albus Dumbledore, had a phoenix named Fawkes for pet, and his Patronus also took the form of a phoenix. Fawkes gave two feathers to comprise the cores of the wands of Harry Potter and Lord Voldemort[7], key figures in the conflict between the Order and the Death Eaters. Fawkes also participated in the conflict at least twice: he came to Harry's aid against Slytherin's Basilisk[8], and later at the battle of the Department of Mysteries intercepted a Killing Curse Voldemort aimed at Dumbledore[1].

In mythology, the phoenix often represents resurrection and life after death. This could allude to how the Order of the Phoenix was reborn after Voldemort returned to power, and how Harry Potter survived two Killing Curses. The Order's name thus symbolises their opposition to an organisation focused on causing death and finding unnatural, Dark methods of achieving immortality.

Behind the scenesEdit

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Alastor Moody Apparating into the Department of Mysteries.

  • While not confirmed, it is likely that the surviving members of the Order got celebrity status of sorts, just like the members of the, as of 2014, 'legendary' Dumbledore's Army.
  • In the film adaptation of the Battle of the Department of Mysteries, which differs significantly from the novel version, the Order of the Phoenix members Apparate into the Department of Mysteries, and save the Dumbledore's Army members by Apparating directly into the area where the Death Eaters holding them at wand-point.
  • Also in the films, Order members are shown as Apparating in clouds of white smoke, while the Death Eaters Apparate in clouds of black smoke. This may be a reference to the Death Eaters' use and corruption by Dark Magic, causing them to apparate in black smoke, as opposed to the white smoke of the Order members.
  • Molly Weasley is not stated to have been a member of the original Order, despite her brothers being members. This is likely due to the fact that she gave birth to, and took care of, seven children during the course of the First Wizarding War[9].
  • If the list of members of the Order of the Phoenix, above, is complete, then the mortality rate (including permanent incapacitation) of members, during the First and Second Wizarding Wars combined, rivals that of the Black Death in fourteenth-century Europe. About 44% of members died during the First Wizarding War, and 26% were killed by Death Eaters during the course of the Second Wizarding War. Horace Slughorn refers to this in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • It may be that the Order of the Phoenix was inspired by the Fabian Society, where one of J.K. Rowling's professed favourite authors, Edith Nesbit, was a member. The argument is made more likely by the fact that several original members of the Order of the Phoenix seem to be named after members of the Fabian Society: Emmeline Vance for Emmeline Pankhurst, Fabian Prewett for the Fabian Society itself, Sturgis Podmore for Frank Podmore, and Kingsley Shacklebolt for Kingsley Martin. The Fabian Society's members were also closely associated with a magical association called the Order of the Golden Dawn.
  • It was also mentioned that Albus Dumbledore named the Order of the Phoenix after Fawkes, his pet Phoenix.
  • In J.K. Rowling's early plot outlines of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (http://chandlermariecraig.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/rowling_outline2.gif) it seems that the titles of the Order of the Phoenix and Dumbledore's Army were swapped - the Order of the Phoenix being the group Harry, Ron and Hermione set up at Hogwarts, whilst Dumbledore's Army being Dumbledore's original army in the First Wizarding War.

AppearancesEdit

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Notes and referencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  5. 5.0 5.1 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 An individual is an assumed member, rather than an ally, when he or she actively participated in an Order of the Phoenix operation, rather than assisting the Order more indirectly or as part of another organisation.
  7. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
  8. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  9. Bill was born in 1970, which is approximately when the war began, and Ginny was born in 1981, two months before the end of the war.
Order of the Phoenix
Phoenix
Founder:
Albus Dumbledore
Original Order of of the Phoenix:
Aberforth Dumbledore | Alastor Moody | Alice Longbottom | Arabella Figg | Benjy Fenwick | Caradoc Dearborn | Dedalus Diggle | Dorcas Meadowes | Edgar Bones | Elphias Doge | Emmeline Vance | Fabian Prewett | Frank Longbottom | Gideon Prewett | Hestia Jones (possibly) | James Potter | Lily Potter | Marlene McKinnon | Minerva McGonagall | Mundungus Fletcher | Peter Pettigrew (defected) | Remus Lupin | Rubeus Hagrid | Severus Snape | Sirius Black | Sturgis Podmore
Reconstituted Order of the Phoenix:
Aberforth Dumbledore | Alastor Moody | Arabella Figg | Arthur Weasley | Bill Weasley | Charlie Weasley | Dedalus Diggle | Elphias Doge | Emmeline Vance | Fleur Delacour | Fred Weasley | George Weasley | Harry Potter | Hermione Granger | Hestia Jones | Kingsley Shacklebolt | Minerva McGonagall | Molly Weasley | Mundungus Fletcher | Nymphadora Tonks | Remus Lupin | Ron Weasley | Rubeus Hagrid | Severus Snape | Sirius Black | Sturgis Podmore
Order of the Phoenix allies:
Andromeda Tonks | Augusta Longbottom | Dobby | Filius Flitwick | Ginny Weasley | Grawp | Horace Slughorn | Kreacher | Lee Jordan | Luna Lovegood | Muriel |
Neville Longbottom | Oliver Wood | Olympe Maxime | Percy Weasley | Pomona Sprout | Ted Tonks | Westinburgh family | Winky | Karkus | Karkus's wife
Other affiliations:
Dumbledore's Army | Forbidden Forest Centaur colony | Headless Hunt | Hogwarts Hippogriff herd | Hogwarts house-elves | Hogwarts Ghosts | Hogwarts Staff |
Hogwarts students | Hogwarts Thestral herd | Ministry of Magic | Giant colony (Karkus's control)

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