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How do the ages of Flamel, Dumbledore, etc. work out? [duplicate]

In the first Harry Potter book, it is said that Flamel and Dumbledore invented the philosopher's stone together. It's also heavily implied that this stone is the only reason why Flamel lived so long. ...
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How did Shaddam Corrino IV die?

There's a problem with Shaddam Corrino IV's age upon his death. He's too young, so I have to assume he died unnaturally. Fandom.com has him at only 68, which must be wrong because one of Irulan's ...
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What age would an off-worlder start taking the spice Melange?

In the Dune series by Frank Herbert, at what age would people not from Arrakis (eg. Members of a Great House/aristocracy or the rich) start taking Melange? As it has geriatric properties to extend the ...
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How old are Richard and Kahlan?

The protagonists of the Sword of Truth novels by Terry Goodkind are Richard and Kahlan. How old are they throughout the course of the series, especially during the events of the first book, Wizards ...
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How old is Chade?

Chade has always been described as old, even in the first books. I just finished the Tawny Man Series ending with Fool's Fate, and other characters are either growing old and frail I find this hard ...
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How come there are no middle-aged senior officers on the Enterprise D other than Picard?

In a military organization, the number of members of a given rank is generally lower the higher the rank is: fewer Lt. Commanders than Lieutenants, fewer Captains than Commander and so on. Also, ...
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How old was Miguel O'Hara when he became Spider-Man 2099?

Spider-Man 2099 is about Miguel O'Hara who gets his DNA spliced with that of a spider and takes on the mantle of Spider-Man. How old was Miguel when this happened? He seems to be an established ...
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How old is Neelix?

The Talaxian named Neelix is one of the main characters in Star Trek Voyager: His duties on board the ship range from chef, to ambassador and ship's moral officer. Also, through-out the seasons we ...
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Is there a legal age for drinking wine in Westeros?

In Game of Thrones S07 E01 "Dragonstone", there is a scene where Arya Stark meets a group of Lannister soldiers. They talk about King's landing and after some words, one of the soldiers offer Arya ...
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How old are the main Companions of New Who?

The 21st-century era of Doctor Who tends to put more emphasis on the personal lives of the Companions than Old/Classic Who did, so I'm limiting this question to New Who to make it more likely to be ...
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Who is the oldest being in the universe?

The Face of Boe was apparently the oldest being "in the Isop Galaxy." Who or what was the oldest being in the greater universe?
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How old is L. Frank Baum's Santa Claus?

In L. Frank Baum's The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, Santa Claus is a mortal human who is gifted an artifact granting immortality by a council of immortal beings on account of his unprecedented ...
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How old is Chopper?

Chopper is a renegade, a fighter, and even a graffiti artist. He has had some run-ins with the authorities and with other droids. He even had a small cameo in one of the films. Do we know how old he ...
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How old is Ezra?

Ezra's planet has been conquered and enslaved, but Ezra is one of the few still able to resist. Ezra is a human. We get flashbacks of his family in some of the episodes, but do we know how old Ezra is?...
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How old was Theon Greyjoy when he was brought to Winterfell?

What was the exact age of Theon Greyjoy when he was brought to live in Winterfell with the Starks? How old was he when he was taken hostage? The age of 10 comes to my mind, but I'm not sure that this ...
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How much older is Hermione Granger than she should be? [duplicate]

During J. K. Rowling's third Harry Potter book, The Prizoner of Azkaban, Hermione Granger makes extensive use of a Time Turner to be able to attend all of her classes. For this she travels back in ...
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How old is Kevin Uxbridge?

In "The Survivors," we're introduced to an enigmatic and powerful being known as a Douwd. In human form, he goes by the name Kevin Uxbridge. He states that he's lived in the system for thousands of ...
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How old is Mrs. Norris?

Is it established anywhere how old Mrs. Norris is? Reading this answer about the Marauders' Map made me wonder how old Filch's cat is at the time of the books. Granted, it seems Mrs. Norris was well ...
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How old was Commander Will Riker around S1E1 of Star Trek TNG?

I checked Google and Picard's age was apparently somewhere around 59 at S1E1 and 74 at the end of the series according to a Trek Wiki. When I looked up Riker's age absolutely nothing came up!
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What is the age gap between Bruce Wayne and Tim Drake?

I'm trying to debunk a theory and this is a key point to my argument. I just need a reliable source to reference and an answer to my question. The most recent DC canon would be appreciated if it can ...
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How old is the TARDIS, and what is its history?

We know from New Who that the TARDIS was a "museum piece" when the Doctor stole (erm, I mean "borrowed") her, which suggests that she may predate the Doctor himself. But are there any canonical ...
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Is Gimli really 60+ years old in Lord of the Rings?

In The Desolation of Smaug, when the Dwarves get captured by the Mirkwood Elves, Gloin shows Legolas a picture of his son, Gimli. But if you look at Bilbo Baggins, he is about 30-40 years old at that ...
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Who are the oldest characters in A Song of Ice and Fire?

I know that a long life is not usual in the world in which A Song of Ice and Fire is set. That brings to me some questions: Who is the oldest character that lives during (a part of) the books? Who ...
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Are the Salvatore brothers' ages inconsistent?

So in season 6 and 7 its mentioned a few times that when Lily, the brother's mother, dies Stefan is 10 and Damon is 17 - this was in 1858. But if the dates are all correct for Stefan and Damon's ...
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Who is the oldest character in Harry Potter?

Most of the characters are just children, but other characters are quite old. Who is the oldest character (of any race) in the saga? He/she/it must be alive, at any moment of the saga.
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Do the cursed servants in Beast's castle grow older?

We know the Beast ages; I think he was eleven or something when he was cursed and he's 21 years old when the rose's last petal falls. But what about the servants? For example: was Chip a baby that ...
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How old is Wanda Maximoff in the MCU?

Despite being played by a then 27 year-old actress, dialogue in Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Age of Ultron implies that Wanda Maximoff is younger than she seems and Dawson Casting is in ...
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How old are the human protagonists of the Bartimaeus series?

Bartimaeus himself, of course, has a several-thousand-year-long history of service to magicians on Earth, and an indefinite period spent in the Other Place before that. But what about the other two ...
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How old was Anathema Device during the events in Good Omens?

It was never stated explicitly in the book. Because of the natural attraction between Anathema and Newt, I would assume she is in her early or mid 20s--same as Newt. Simple enough, right? Here is ...
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What are the relative ages of the next-generation Weasleys?

The epilogue to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows introduces several members of the next generation of the Weasley extended family. Not long after, J.K. Rowling released a family tree, including ...
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How old is Serizawa?

In 2014's Godzilla, this scene occurs: Admiral William Stenz: [on mobilizing warheads] I know you don't agree with this. But my first priority is to safeguard our citizens. [Serizawa shows ...
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How old is Aunt May?

Over the various Spider-Man movies release we are treated with a new version of Aunt May From the Sam Raimi "Spider Man" series (2002-2007) we are given this lovely lady: Then we are given the ...
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How old was E.T.?

In E.T.: the Extra-Terrestrial, the titular character acts pretty immaturely at times. For example, he follows a random, obviously planted candy trail, on a hostile planet, drinks alcohol without ...
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How old is Yoda?

In Star Wars, does anyone know how old Yoda is? Is it mentioned in any Star Wars movies?
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How old was Professor Marchbanks?

Professor Marchbanks was the witch in the council which has visited Hogwarts in the OOtP for the OWL tests. She was once quoted saying: ... not if Dumbledore doesn't want to be found! I should ...
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How old is Ronan the accuser?

In Marvel Universe it just states that he was born into one of the leading Kree aristocratic families on Hala, but nothing on how old or when he was born? Is he in the hundreds of years or still very ...
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How old is Wolverine in the 2013 spinoff of the same name? [duplicate]

I was wondering how old Logan or James Howlett was in The Wolverine, not at the flashback but at the prime of the movie.
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Do hobbits age at the same speed as humans or slower?

I know that they live significantly longer than humans (or at least Bilbo did) and I was wondering whether they age at the same rate as human bodies, and just live longer, or if their bodies age more ...
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How old is Chewie?

Chewie was a friend of one of the protagonists. He loved partying. Chewie had what was possibly a long friendship until during one of the most violent scenes in the movie. How old was Chewie in ...
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The age difference between Bruce Wayne and Alfred?

In general, comics, series and movies. What's the age difference between Bruce Wayne and Alfred?
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How old were the rebels, Wedge and Biggs?

How old were the members of the rebellion, Wedge and Biggs, at the time we first meet them, helping the rebels' bombing mission which successfully hit the reactor? Any similarity to recent questions ...
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How old is Tarkin?

Although he doesn't appear so much, Tarkin was a significant antagonist before he died. He was a member of Brotherhood of the Thorn. Is his age ever specified? How old is Tarkin in the TV series ...
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How old is Mace?

How old is Mace Tyrell? Mace Tyrell, also known as the Fat Flower of Highgarden, is a prominent minor character in the A Song of Ice and Fire novels and the Game of Thrones TV series, but how old is ...
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How old is Han?

I'm not sure if his age was ever made clear. I think there is a spin-off about him, but I'm not so sure as to how it relates to the main narrative. How old is Han Tzu, aka "Hot Soup", in Ender's Game?...
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How old is Rey?

Question inspired by AllieB's question. How old is Rey in the Sigil comics? Is her age ever stated?
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How old is Finn?

How old is Finn in Adventure Time? Because it never says, yet he always looks the same from time to time when surely they can't have trouble every day.
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How old is Alex Summers (Havok) in X-Men: First Class?

From a previous question, I saw that he was in his late teens or early twenties but I want to know a little more factual details. The comics don't even help. How old is he?
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How long has Professor Binns been a professor at Hogwarts?

How long has Professor Binns worked at Hogwarts for, dead or alive? I'd also be interested in a date of death.
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How old is the Doctor at the end of Heaven Sent?

At the end of series 9 episode 11, Heaven Sent, So how old is he at the end of the episode? Clearly but what about his memories? Does he recall Is there any sense in which he's now
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How old is the Cytherian civilisation?

In the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode The Nth Degree, the Enterprise is transported to the centre of the galaxy, where they meet the atypical explorers, the Cytherians - who mean no harm and ...