Lord Voldemort is Harry Potter's arch nemesis in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series of novels and the films based upon them.

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Created by J.K. Rowling J.K. Rowling
First appearance Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (USA) Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (UK)
Love interests Cho Chang (Years 4-5), Ginny Weasley (Year 6 and then married) None. Only shows affection for Nagini.
Enemies Lord Voldemort, Severus Snape, Draco Malfoy, Death Eaters, Dolores Umbridge, Cornelius Fudge (5th and 6th book) Harry Potter, Order of the Phoenix, Ministry of Magic, Albus Dumbledore
Language English, Parseltongue English, Parseltongue
Intentions To defeat the evil wizard, Lord Voldemort, stay as far as possible from the Dursleys, and to live a normal life, not to attract attention or glory to himself as "the boy who lived" or the youngest Triwizard Tournament competitor by "cheating" To kill Harry Potter, and destroy mudbloods and muggles.
Gender Male Male
Children Lilly Luna Potter, James Sirius Potter, Albus Severus Potter, Theodore Lupin (godson) None
Family James Potter (father), Lily Potter (mother), Sirius Black (godfather), Vernon Dursley (uncle), Petunia Dursley (aunt), Dudley Dursley (cousin), Thomas Riddle (father-deceased) Marvolo Gaunt (grandfather-deceased) Tom Riddle Sr.(grandfather-deceased) Merope Gaunt (mother-deceased)
Portrayed by Daniel Radcliffe Ralph Finnes
Date of birth July 31st, 1980 Dec. 31, 1926
Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Species Human Human, Half-Souled snake bodied being
Occupation Student, Wizard, Auror The most feared wizard of all time
Race White White
Last appearance Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
Best friends Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger None- minions Lucius Malfoy and Bellatrix Lestrange
Importance in series The Hero, the one who has to either kill Voldemort or be killed by him. The primary villain of the series
Author J.K. Rowling J.K. Rowling
House Gryffindor Slytherin
Personality Caring, brave, smart, humble, sporty, helpful, intuitive, forgiving, hot-headed, impulsive, Greedy, cruel, cunning, evil, intelligent, incredibly talented
Nationality British British
Introduction (from Wikipedia) Harry Potter is a series of seven fantasy novels written by the British author J. K. Rowling. The books chronicle the adventures of the adolescent wizard Harry Potter and his best friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. Lord Voldemort (born Tom Marvolo Riddle) is the main antagonist of the Harry Potter series written by British author J. K. Rowling. Voldemort first appeared in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, which was released in 1997.
Nickname(s) The Boy-Who-Lived, The Chosen One, Undesirable No. 1, Mr Perkins, Scarhead, Potty Wee Potter You-Know-Who, He Who Must Not Be Named, Dark Lord, Heir Of Slytherin
Age 11-17, 36 (epilogue) 65 (book one) 66 (book two) 67 (book three) 68 (book four) 69 (book five) 70 (book six) 71 (book seven)
Weaknesses Occlumency Love
Spouse(s) Ginny Weasley None
Allies Order of the Phoenix, Dumbledore's Army Death Eaters
Full Name Harry James Potter Tom Marvolo Riddle
Title(s) Triwizard Champion, Gryffindor Quidditch Captain, Seeker, Auror, Head of Auror Office, SPEW secretary Leader of death eaters
Book(s) Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, etc. Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, etc.
Symbol Scar in shape of lightening bolt Snake with skull
Position Auror The Dark Lord
Greatest asset Love from his closest ones, Being Accidental Hocrux Wand, Magic Abilities, Parselmouth

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