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QUIZ: Is This a Harry Potter Character or a 19th-Century Scientist?

Every name in Harry Potter is either charmingly weird or just ridiculous, in the best way possible. (Wilkie Twycross, Dumbledore, and Adalbert Waffling, I’m looking at you.)

But could you pick a Harry Potter character out of a list of scientists from the 19th century, a time when people were running around with names like Ethel Higgins and John Adams Whipple?

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