The Choices of Albus Dumbledore

See Decisions for some of the factors that Dumbledore influenced.


  • If Dumbledore refused to become Minister of Magic because he couldn't be trusted with power, especially power over children... why did he get a job where he had power over children?
  • Why didn't Dumbledore expel Sirius Black for attempted murder? Why did he punish the victim, Severus Snape, instead?
  • Why did Dumbledore, as the Chief of the Wizengamot, allow Sirius Black to be imprisoned without trial?
  • What gave Dumbledore the authority to place Harry with the Dursleys?
  • When did Dumbledore first suspect that Harry Potter might be a Horcrux?

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