Minerva McGonagall is the Transfiguration (canon) Professor and Deputy Headmistress of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. On June 14th 1992, after Dumbledore is trapped in the Mirror of Perfect Reflection, she takes the position of Acting Headmistress of Hogwarts.


Born 4 October 1935, she would have begun attending Hogwarts as a student in 1947, the year after she turned 11 (students who turn 11 on or after 1 September start school the following year). She was sorted into Gryffindor House, and became Head of that House when she began teaching at the school.