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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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.
Created by J.K. Rowling J.K. Rowling
Genre Young Adult, Fantasy Fantasy, young-adult fiction, mystery, thriller, Bildungsroman, coming of age
Language Multiple English, Parseltongue
First appearance Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (USA), Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (UK) Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (USA) Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (UK)
Enemies Lord Voldemort, Severus Snape, Draco Malfoy, Death Eaters, Dolores Umbridge, Cornelius Fudge (5th and 6th book), Professor Quirrel, the Dursleys Harry Potter, numerous enemies.
Love interests Cho Chang (Years 4-5), Ginny Weasley (Year 6 and then married) None. Only shows affection for Nagini
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)
Race Human(Wizard) Human
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.
Children Lilly Luna Potter, James Sirius Potter, Albus Severus Potter, Theodore Lupin (godson) None
Nationality Britain Britain
Date of birth Jul 31, 1980 Dec. 31, 1926
Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Author J.K. Rowling JK Rowling
Last appearance Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
Leader(s) Dumbledore,Minister of Magic. None
Best friends Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger None- minions Lucius Malfoy and Bellatrix Lestrange
Occupation Wizard, Auror Mass murderer
Abilities Wizardry, Parseltongue, Legilimency, Broom flying, Magic Duel Genius-level intellect, anger, Dark Arts, andWand
Importance in series The Hero, the one who has to either kill Voldemort or be killed by him. The primary villain of the series
Headquarters Hogwarts Riddle Manor, Malfoy Manor
Personality Caring, brave, smart, humble, sporty, helpful, intuitive, forgiving, hot-headed, impulsive Greedy, cruel, cunning, evil, intelligent
Nickname(s) The Boy-Who-Lived, 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
Allies Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, Hagrid, Albus Dumbledore, Sirius Black, Luna Lovegood, Neville Longbottom Magic Comunity Supremacy
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)
House Griffindor Slytherin
Costume Variety of costumes Black Shroud and robes
Weaknesses Occlumency Love
Spouse(s) Ginny Weasley None
Affiliated, associations Hogwarts, Gryffindor, Dumbledore's Army, Order of the Phoenix, Ministry of Magic Death Eaters
Intellect Defense agains Dark-arts Speciality High intelligence
Homeworld Earth Earth
Position Auror The Dark Lord
Symbol Lightningbolt scar Snake
Greatest asset Love from his closest ones, Being Accidental Hocrux Wand, Magic Abilities, Parselmouth
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.
Title(s) Triwizard Champion, Gryffindor Quidditch Captain, Seeker, Auror, Head of Auror Office, SPEW secretary Leader of death eaters

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