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"Gellert – Your point about Wizard dominance FOR THE MUGGLES' OWN GOOD – this, I think, is the crucial point. Yes, we have been given power and yes, that power gives us the right to rule, but it also gives us responsibilities over the ruled."
—A letter from the young Albus Dumbledore to Gellert Grindelwald[src]

Many wizards, even those who oppose discrimination based on blood status, regard themselves as superior to the non-magical Muggles. While many are content with simply remaining separate from muggle society, some believe that the world would be a better place with wizards in charge.

Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore

Albus Dumbledore


Gideon Flatworthy

“Wizarding supremacists” Reason(s)
Albus Dumbledore As a young man, Dumbledore resented the damage a group of Muggle boys had done to his sister Ariana, as well as the impact it had on his family. With his friend Grindelwald, he dreamed of establishing wizard dominance in the world for the muggles' own good. After Ariana's death, he came to regret his views, as well as spent the rest of his life as a fierce advocate of equality and tolerance.
Gellert Grindelwald With his friend Albus, Grindelwald planned to bring the wizarding world out of hiding, bringing muggles under wizarding control and guidance "for the greater good".
Gideon Flatworthy Leader of the Accionites, an anti-Muggle extremist group active in the 1740s, who advocated that "wizards are not, like lowly Muggles, beings of burden, but nobler, finer and higher beings" and that, by extention, wizards ought never to fetch, lift, or carry, instead using their magic to do every kind of physical labour. Flatworthy was greatly criticised by the wizarding press at the time.
  • Percival Dumbledore gained a reputation as a Muggle hater for his attack on three Muggle boys. What was not widely known however, was that his attack was an act of retribution for their assault on his daughter Ariana, which left her severely traumatised. He never revealed the true motives for his attack to prevent his daughter from being confined to St Mungo's for the rest of her life. As his wife Kendra was a Muggle-born witch, it is debatable whether Percival harboured any prejudicial views.
  • The wizard in The Wizard and the Hopping Pot believed that Muggles were worthless, in contrast with his father's attitude. However, after the Hopping Pot began relentlessly tormenting him for not helping his Muggle neighbours, he changed his opinion and started helping the Muggles.

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