Wikia

Harry Potter Wiki

Walter Aragon

13,643pages on
this wiki
Talk10
"Mens sana in corpore sano."
—Aragon's motto, as inscribed on the portrait depicting him and Professor Gagwilde playing chess[src]

Professor Walter Aragon [2] was a wizard. Professor Aragon worked in the capacity of Headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry at some point during his life.[3]

Biography

Lifetime

At some point in his life, Professor Aragon became the Headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.[3] He also seemed to have an interest in Care of Magical Creatures, as he authored at least one title on the subject, Newts of Bognor.[4]

Post-mortem

Professor Aragon died sometime before 1943.[1] There were portraits of the professor hung at the Grand Staircase[5] and one at the Headmaster's office[3] in order to give advice to the current headmaster. The solo portrait of Aragon was based on a 1896 portrait of The Right Honourable Joseph Chamberlain, by John Singer Sargent (1856–1925).[6]

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.K. Rowling stated at the Edinburgh Book Festival on 15 August 2004 (source) that all portraits at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry are of deceased individuals. Thus, Aragon must have died sometime in or before 1995, given his portrait's appearance in the Headmaster's office in the LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4.
  2. His portrait bears his name.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4
  4. Harry Potter Limited Edition - A Guide to the Graphic Arts Department: Posters, Prints, and Publications from the Harry Potter Films (see this image)
  5. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (video game) - PC version
  6. Harry Potter Limited Edition - The Paintings of Hogwarts: Masterpieces from the School of Witchcraft and Wizardry Sets
  7. WP favicon Mens sana in corpore sano on Wikipedia
  8. He appears in a portrait in Hogsmeade most likely because he had fled from his portrait at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry during the Battle.



Hogwarts Castle
Towers
Astronomy Tower · Bell towers · Central Tower · Clock Tower · Dark Tower · Founders' Tower · Gryffindor Tower · Headmaster's Tower · Herbology Tower · Hospital tower · Hufflepuff Duelling Turrets · Marble Staircase Tower · North Tower · Octagon Tower · Pepperpot · Quidditch tower · Ravenclaw Tower · Right Long Gallery tower · Second-floor girls' lavatory tower · Small Locked Tower · South Tower · Stone Bridge Tower · Suspension Bridge towers ·The Quad battlements · Training Grounds Tower · Turris Magnus · Turris Medius · Upper Hall tower · Viaduct Courtyard checkpoint towers · West Tower · West Tower battlements
Portraits, statues and other artwork located in the towers
Albus Dumbledore · Armando Dippet · Valeria Myriadd · Dexter Fortescue · Dilys Derwent · Oraclitus Spheer · Fat Lady · Sir Cadogan · Slytherin knight · Hufflepuff lady · Heliotrope Wilkins · Severus Snape · Phineas Nigellus Black · Vulpus · Quintin Trimble · Limebert · Ravenclaw lady · Rowena Ravenclaw · Walter Aragon · Quidditch player · Professor · Female etiquette teacher · Gryffindor lady · Gryffindor man · Gryffindor man · Gryffindor man · Gryffindor seeker · Red-haired witch · Young maiden · Vase with flowers · Group of women in crinolines · Sinister-looking monks

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki