In Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Harry says...

HARRY: I shouldn’t have survived — it was my destiny to die — even Dumbledore thought so — and yet I lived. I beat Voldemort. All these people — all these people — my parents, Fred, the Fallen Fifty — and it’s me that gets to live? How is that? All this damage — and it’s my fault.

Who were the "Fallen Fifty"?


This probably refers to the fifty people who died fighting Voldemort in the Battle of Hogwarts.

They moved Voldemort’s body and laid it in a chamber off the Hall, away from the bodies of Fred, Tonks, Lupin, Colin Creevey, and fifty others who had died fighting him.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Interestingly, the previous paragraph indicates that the “Fallen 50" is an peculiar choice of words, since in reality at least 54 people had died in that battle.

  • Can you list them... now is the question – bleh Sep 4 '16 at 22:28
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    @bleh - I could provide a partial list, but I fear most are not named. – Adamant Sep 4 '16 at 22:29
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    Per the wiki "Besides Severus Snape, Fred Weasley, Vincent Crabbe, Colin Creevey, Lavender Brown, and Remus and Nymphadora Lupin, all the other casualties were unidentified individuals, although Gregory Goyle died in place of Crabbe in the final film as well. It is possible that the Unidentified Hogwarts students killed on the Seventh Floor and Unidentified wizard killed at the Quad battlements are part of the Fallen Fifty" - "The Fallen Fifty" – Valorum Sep 4 '16 at 23:21
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