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{{Quote|Oldest Wizard is 755.|''[[Daily Prophet]]'' headline.|Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)}}
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{{Quote|Barry Wee Willie Winkle celebrates his 755th birthday in style tonight by throwing a huge party for all the wizards and witches he has ever known. 30 million are expected to attend tonight.|"Oldest Wizard is 755", ''The Daily Prophet'', 14 August, 1991|Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)}}
This '''individual''' (b. [[1230s|1236]]) was the oldest known [[wizardkind|wizard]] in the [[1990s]], when he reached the age of 755. For this reason, he made ''[[Daily Prophet]]'' headlines in [[1991]].<ref name="PSf">''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)]]'' - see [[:File:DPpropPSback.jpg|this image]].</ref>
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'''Barry Wee Willie Winkle''' (b. [[14 August]], [[1230s|1236]]) was the oldest known [[wizardkind|wizard]] in the [[1990s]], when he reached the age of 755. To celebrate the occasion, he held a massive party, inviting every wizard and witch he had ever known, a total of thirty million people. The scale of this party made ''[[Daily Prophet]]'' headlines in 1991.<ref name="PSf">''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)]]'' - see [http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/19801/lot/97/ this image].</ref>
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==Etymology==
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The name may be a reference to "{{wplink|Wee Willie Winkie}}", a [[Scotland|Scottish]] poem about a boy who does not want to go to sleep.
   
 
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Latest revision as of 22:12, August 1, 2013

Barry Wee Willie Winkle
Biographical information
Born

14 August, 1236

Physical information
Species

Human

Gender

Male

"Barry Wee Willie Winkle celebrates his 755th birthday in style tonight by throwing a huge party for all the wizards and witches he has ever known. 30 million are expected to attend tonight."
—"Oldest Wizard is 755", The Daily Prophet, 14 August, 1991[src]

Barry Wee Willie Winkle (b. 14 August, 1236) was the oldest known wizard in the 1990s, when he reached the age of 755. To celebrate the occasion, he held a massive party, inviting every wizard and witch he had ever known, a total of thirty million people. The scale of this party made Daily Prophet headlines in 1991.[1]

EtymologyEdit

The name may be a reference to "Wee Willie Winkie", a Scottish poem about a boy who does not want to go to sleep.

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

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