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Considering Harry Potter's fame, did he end up on a Famous Witches and Wizards card, possibly after the Battle of Hogwarts, or even before?

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Yes

HP Lexicon says that:

Rowling says that Harry, Ron and Hermione were all featured on Chocolate Frog cards

This is the excerpt from the relevant interview in 2007:

Lecanard: Will we see harry and his friends having their own history on chocolate frogs cards J.K. Rowling: Definitely, and Ron will describe this as his finest hour.

As a side note, out of canon according to this article there was a Harry Potter card in some video games.

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    Ron considers chocolate frog card his finest hour. Ronbledore confirmed. – DavidS Oct 8 '15 at 10:21
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    @DavidS the difference is that Dumbledore is just being modest. Ron really has nothing better to brag about. – Kevin Oct 8 '15 at 16:24
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    @Kevin Depends how you read Dumbledore's character - I think he genuinely considered it one of his highest honours. And Ron has nothing else? To date he has: helped stop Voldemort from getting the Philosophers Stone, helped save the school from the Heir of Slytherin, been prefect, helped stop Death Eaters getting the prophecy, destroyed one of Voldemort's Horcruxes, was instrumental in the Battle Of Hogwarts (basilisk fangs) AND married the smartest (and it is implied, one of the prettiest) girl in his year. He's got plenty of fine hours, he just puts himself down a lot. – DavidS Oct 9 '15 at 9:04
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    @DavidS ahem...and was a good Keeper – kaine Oct 9 '15 at 17:08
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    @DavidS "Headmaster Weasley" - That does have a rather fitting ring to it, don't you think? I can see Ron following in ol' Dumbley's footsteps. – RSmith Oct 9 '15 at 19:55
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Rowling says that Harry, Ron and Hermione were all featured on Chocolate Frog cards (BLC).

HP-Lexicon: http://www.hp-lexicon.org/wizards/card_wizards.html

Trying to find a better source - where she said it. EDIT: See @N_Soong's answer.

  • Just beat you to it! Sorry! – Often Right Oct 8 '15 at 3:27
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    @N_Soong I just noticed! Congrats on finding the interview :). To delete the answer or garner a couple of rep points i wonder? – CandiedMango Oct 8 '15 at 3:27
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    @CandiedMango A couple ... or a couple of hundred. – Rand al'Thor Oct 9 '15 at 15:23
  • @randal'thor Best kept worst answer ever. – CandiedMango Oct 10 '15 at 11:46
  • That's nothing - don't forget I got 120 upvotes for a similarly simple answer! – Rand al'Thor Oct 10 '15 at 11:55
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Yes

This was confirmed by Rowling in an online chat

Lecanard: Will we see harry and his friends having their own history on chocolate frogs cards
J.K. Rowling: Definitely, and Ron will describe this as his finest hour.
J.K. Rowling and the Live Chat, Bloomsbury.com, July 30, 2007

Content of the card

His card appears among the Chocolate Frog Cards featured in the EA Games which were all written by Rowling

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Harry Potter
1980 - present
"The boy who lived."

His card also appeared (with more detail) as a Wizard of the Month on the old jkrowling.com.

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Harry Potter
(1980 - )
The Boy Who Lived, only known survivor of the Avada Kedavra curse and conqueror of Lord Voldemort, also known as Tom Riddle. Harry Potter joined the reshuffled Auror Department under Kingsley Shacklebolt at age 17, rising to become Head of said department in 2007.

HP wiki does have a much longer card description, but it appears to be completely made up. (I can't find any sources to it; the revision history shows that it comes from four edits by anonymous users.)

Harry Potter
The first and only known wizard to survive the Killing Curse, earning the title "The Boy Who Lived." Youngest Quidditch player in the last century after gaining the spot of Seeker in the Gryffindor Quidditch Team in his first year at Hogwarts in 1991. Also known for having found Salazar Slytherin's Chamber of Secrets and defeating the monster within, which was a basilisk, in his second year at Hogwarts. Known for having once been a Parselmouth. Youngest competitor of the Triwizard Tournament and winner of said Tournament at the age of 14 in 1995. Most famously, for the defeat of the most dangerous dark wizard of all time, Lord Voldemort in 1998 and his work and revolutionisation of the Ministry of Magic.

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