By this logic, anyone or anything that held Voldemort's incorporeal soul was, in fact, a temporary Horcrux. Quirrell isn't a horcrux. Originally published on Pottermore. He was a half-blood wizard and the Muggle Studies professor at Hogwarts. Third, I will discuss and […] Unlike the other Horcruxes, the soul fragment escaped before the vessel was destroyed. The entire Horcrux plot starts some forty years before Harry is born, when Tom Riddle asks Professor Slughorn about Horcruxes, whether if having one's soul in two places would allow return from death, would not multiple Horcruxes provide additional security? The theory is that after setting Professor Quirrell on fire in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, he accidentally made a Horcrux with the Sorcerer’s Stone in hand. Professor Quirinus Quirrell. The diary :- He made it when he was 16 years old by killing moaning myrtle. It sorta sounded like you were saying he was when you said "After Voldemort left Quirrell, did he inhabit his next Horcrux?" Though not a ‘true’ Horcrux, Quirrell did temporarily contain part of Voldemort’s soul. First, I will discuss the background. 2. I will structure this essay in four sections. First of all there were 7 horcrux not 8. 1. so I just wanted to put that out there. Character Subject/Position Background Cuthbert Binns History of Magic: The History of Magic teacher for the entire series, Cuthbert Binns has the distinction of being the only teacher at Hogwarts who is a ghost.It is said that one day he took a nap in a chair in the staff room and died in his sleep; later, he simply got up to go to teach his next class and "left his body behind". Horcrux: Quirinus Quirrell. After thinking carefully through the various factors involved, I cannot help but conclude that the most logical scenario, based on all the available evidence, is that Harry is a Horcrux. Harry Potter - The Accidental Horcrux . Quirrell's not a Horcrux. Quirrell was unable to resist Voldemort’s will and was forced to do his evil deeds. Professor Quirinus Quirrell, simply known as Quirinus Quirrell (b. He is the main antagonist in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, although this is revealed only in the final chapter. It was destroyed by Harry in chamber of secrets using basilisk fang. This Hogwarts professor literally became a Horcrux when Voldemort decided to share his body. Harry Potter to Fantastic Beasts. Professor Quirinus Quirrell is the Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher at Hogwarts during Harry Potter's first year. 26 September 1970 or earlier d. 4 June 1992), is the main antagonist of the 2001 film Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone and a posthumous antagonist in its later films. ... where Voldemort shared a parasitic relationship with Professor Quirrell. 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