28 Magical Facts about Dumbledore You Probably Haven’t Heard Before
He witnessed Trelawney’s prophecy about Harry Potter firsthand
Professor Trelawney was actually pretty terrible at divination and teaching. She got an interview with Dumbledore to teach at Hogwarts only because her great-great-grandmother was a famous seer. There’s a good chance she wouldn’t have gotten the job if not for her prophecy mid-interview in which she proclaimed the infamous “Neither can live while the other survives,” about Harry Potter and Lord Voldemort. So Dumbledore was there when it all began.