I dreaded beyond all things the knowledge that it had been I who brought about her death, not merely through my arrogance and stupidity, but that I actually struck the blow that snuffed out her life. She apparently had no idea what he was planning with Dumbledore.
Dumbledore claimed to see himself holding a pair of thick, woollen socks, telling Harry that " one can never have enough socks. As he was about to die by a cursed ring , Dumbledore planned his own death with Severus Snape.
Perhaps the most blatant example of this was with regard to Severus Snape, as he used Snape's love for the late Lilly Evans to manipulate him into helping him protect Harry Potter, her son, despite all the risks it entailed and despite Snape's bitterness and hatred towards Harry's father.
During his final talk with Harry in his office, Dumbledore came close to telling Harry about his connection with Voldemort but refrained from doing so as he felt that twelve years old was still too young to learn the truth and he wanted Harry to enjoy this night of triumph. It is possible that Elphias Doge fought in the Battle of Hogwarts. In addition, Dumbledore also believed the rumours of Grindelwald showing remorse for his crimes during his time in prison and showed a level of respect and gratitude for Grindelwald's concealment of the true location of the Elder Wand for a shred of redemption even if it was in vain.
According to the author, Minerva McGonagall's birthday is 4 October, and she is about seventy years old when the series begins. He was the only Headmaster to be laid to rest on the Hogwarts grounds, after Hagrid argued that no other Headmaster had ever given as much to the school as Dumbledore had.
As an adult, Dumbledore had became an extraordinarily powerful and accomplished wizard of nearly unrivalled abilities and powers, being admired and feared by even others of outstanding magical talent, to the point of being considered to be the greatest wizard of all time by many.
Dumbledore hated politics. After attending the school in the late 19th century, he returned first as professor of Defence Against the Dark Arts.
When Peeves chases Umbridge from the school, Professor McGonagall is upset because she unable to get outside to cheer Peeves on without her walking stick, which Peeves is using.
Snape resented Dumbledore's secrecy, and was offended by this lack of faith in his abilities.
Minerva had no qualms displaying her loyalty to Dumbledore. However, Aberforth himself stated that he liked Dobby and was sad about his death.
His weapon of choice appeared to be fire. However, it is more likely that he did it out of a desire to protect Snape from the jinx he believed Lord Voldemort had put on the job after failing to acquire the position himself. Aberforth Dumbledore b. Professor Quirrell couldn't bear to have you touch him?
They next found themselves in a vast chamber containing an underground lake, with a solitary island at its centre from which a faint green light was visible.
Years later in 1998 , Grindlewald refused to give any information to Lord Voldemort about the Elder Wand despite the fact that he was imprisoned, wandless and face-to-face with the only Dark Wizard ever considered more powerful than himself.
They also harboured romantic feelings for each other and eventually became a serious couple, but Albus regretted his relationship with Grindelwald later in life.Albus Dumbledore -- Draw My Life
He also had great faith in Harry as shown when Dumbledore was in a weakened state and Harry, who had never Apparated beyond a few feet, had to Apparate them both back.
His desire to see his family overrode his common sense for just a moment and he placed the ring on his finger, forgetting that the ring had been cursed by Voldemort.