Hermione Jean Granger (b. 19 September, 1979) was an English muggle-born witch and the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Granger, both dentists in London. At age eleven, Hermione learned that she was a witch and had been accepted into Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. She began attending the school on September 1st 1991 where she was subsequently sorted into Gryffindor House. She possessed a brilliant academic mind and proved to be a gifted student.