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Ron Weasley is one of the main protagonists in J.K. Rowling's magical Harry Potter series. He's also the longest-serving member of the Weasley family. Pottermore's Harry Potter website lists Ron's date of birth, Cornelius Fudge's date of birth, Harry's date of birth, Hermione's date of birth, and Lupin's date of birth as April 29th, 1980.
Many fans feared the possible death of Ronald Weasley, yet in 2000, Rowling seemed dismissive of these fears, stating "As if I'm going to kill Harry's best friend."Rowling described Ron's Patronus as a "really sentimental choice" on her part, since she has a Jack Russell.
Ron is inspired by Rowling's best friend Sean Harris (to whom Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is dedicated), but she has clearly stated that she "never set out to describe Sean in Ron, but Ron has a Sean-ish turn of phrase." ike Harris is to Rowling, Ron is "always there" when Harry needs him. Ron fits many of the stereotypes expected of the sidekick; he is often used as comic relief, is loyal to the hero, and lacks much of the talent Harry possesses, at least, early on, in terms of magical power. However, he proves his bravery and magical ability several times, such as by playing 'real wizard's chess' in the first book, entering into the Forbidden Forest with Harry during the second book despite his arachnophobia, producing a full-corpreal Patronus Charm in the fifth book and even, in the seventh book, getting basilisk fangs from the Chamber of Secrets by mimicking Parseltongue without understanding it.(Source:en.wikipedia.org)
"JKR quotes about Ron: Accio Quote!, the Largest Archive of J.K. Rowling quotes on the web". accio-quote.org. (Source: en.wikipedia.org "Anelli, Melissa and Emerson Spartz. "The Leaky Cauldron and MuggleNet interview Joanne Kathleen Rowling: Part Two,"". The Leaky Cauldron. 16 July 2005. Retrieved 27 August 2008. (Source:en.wikipedia.org eRowling has stated that Ron's Patronus Charm takes the form of a Jack Russell Terrier, "a really sentimental choice" as Rowling herself owns a Jack Russell. (Source:n.wikipedia.org)))
When Stephen Fry (the voice behind the British versions of the Harry Potter audiobooks) asked J.K. Rowling if she’d ever had something ‘too scary, sad or rude’ for inclusion in the books, she replied that her editor wouldn’t allow any swearing from the characters. This created difficulties in writing Ron’s dialogue, as she noted ‘Ron is definitely a boy whThe name comes from the author’s love of the Mustelidae family, which includes badgers, otters and, of course, weasels. Though considered unlucky or even evil creatures by many, J.K. Rowling believes weasels are just misunderstood. The same can be said for the family’s iconic ginger barnets: (Source:o would swear’.
Ron was one of the few characters who was created before J. K. Rowling began writing the series, and whose name never changed from the original drafts. (Source: harrypotter.fandom.com)J. K. Rowling named Ron after an old family friend called Ronald Ridley, however, she did not think it was a good idea to call the charcater 'Ronald Ridley' because people would have tracked the real Mr Ridley down. (Source: harrypotter.fandom.com)