He did not know it, but he later inspired Harry Houdini to become a magican. His father Prosper Robert was one of the best watchmakers in Blois. The college was equivalent to American secondary school. At 18, Jean graduated and returned to Blois.
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Witchcraft is the name for the magic practiced by witches. Witchcraft is similar to sorcery. But according to some legends, sorcery can be learned, while witches are born with their magical powers. People have believed in witches and witchcraft since ancient times. Witches were once greatly feared. Today witches are mostly thought of as characters in stories or as fun symbols of Halloween.
History of Magic
Hello and welcome to your very first course in History of Magic. As to my personal background: I was born in the United States, more specifically the state of Florida. I am a muggleborn with a whole host of brothers and sisters - all of whom are older than me! Of my family, only my twin brother and I have magic.
As such, spoilers will be present within the article. This class was a study of magical history. History of Magic was taught from the first year to the fifth,  and was completed with an O. The professor of this subject, Cuthbert Binns , taught at Hogwarts for many years before his death, and even after his death he continued teaching at Hogwarts as a ghost.