28 Magical Facts about Dumbledore You Probably Haven’t Heard Before
His sister Ariana accidentally killed their mother
Ariana Dumbledore’s story is beyond sad. The youngest of the Dumbledore children was only six years old when some muggle boys saw her practicing magic and attacked her for it. She was so traumatized by the attack that she was unable to control her magic anymore, which drove her mad. Their mother Kendra was an unintended victim of an accidental magical explosion caused by Ariana when she was 14 years old.