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'''Minister Pius Thicknesse''' was a [[Wizardkind|wizard]] and a [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]] official in the mid to late [[1990s]]. During the [[Second Wizarding War]], he became Head of the [[Department of Magical Law Enforcement]] and, later in the War, [[Minister for Magic]] under [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort's]] puppet [[Fall of the Ministry of Magic|regime]] while under the [[Imperius Curse]], and was thus essentially a puppet of Voldemort's himself. He replaced [[Rufus Scrimgeour]], who had been murdered by Voldemort. Thicknesse took part in the [[Battle of Hogwarts|final conflict of the War]] where he fought alongside the [[Death Eaters]], still under their curse. He was ousted from power after [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]]'s defeat and was succeeded by [[Kingsley Shacklebolt]] in his post of Minister for Magic.
The '''Bloody Baron''' (late [[Firstmillennium A.D.|10th century]] — early [[11th century]]) was a [[wizardkind|wizard]] who attended [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] in the [[Hogwarts Founders|Founders]]' time and was Sorted into [[Slytherin]] house. After Hogwarts, he fell in love with [[Helena Ravenclaw]], but she did not love him. He was sent by [[Rowena Ravenclaw]] to find Helena in [[Albania]], but Helena refused to return with him and so he killed her in a rage. When he realised what he had done, the Baron stabbed himself with the same knife and died. Since then, he is one of the [[ghost]]s that haunts [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]], and the ghost of Slytherin house. Covered in Helena Ravenclaw's blood to this day, he earned himself the moniker of the "Bloody Baron".