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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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"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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