Together, they faced many challenges during their adolescence, including keeping the Philosopher's Stone from Professor Quirinus Quirrell, saving Ginny from the Basilisk of the Chamber of Secrets, saving Harry's godfather Sirius Black from the Dementors of Azkaban, guiding Harry through the Triwizard Tournament, forming Dumbledore's Army and fighting in numerous battles of the Second Wizarding War: including the Battle of the Department of Mysteries (1996), Battle of the Astronomy Tower (1997), and Battle of the Seven Potters (1997).
Ron also became a Gryffindor prefect and a Keeper on the Gryffindor Quidditch team during his fifth year at Hogwarts.
He was Sorted into Gryffindor House, like every other Weasley.
He was also the younger brother of Bill, Charlie, Percy, Fred, George, and the elder brother of Ginny.
Ron and his brothers and sister lived in the Burrow.
Everyone expects me to do as well as the others, but if I do, it's no big deal, because they did it first.".
Bill and Charlie have already left — Bill was Head Boy and Charlie was captain of Quidditch. Fred and George mess around a lot, but they still get really good marks and everyone thinks they're really funny.
The Weasley family was not wealthy at all, compared to other wizarding families.
The Weasley siblings, especially Fred and George, were fond of teasing and playing pranks on each other, and Ron was a particular target for Fred and George.
Ron and his five older brothers — Bill, Charlie, Percy, Fred and George — as well as his younger sister, Ginny, grew up in The Burrow on the outskirts of Ottery St Catchpole in Devon, England.
Like all his siblings, he was home educated in reading, writing and simple maths by his mother.
"Fred and George tried to get me to make one when I was about five. Fred reckons his left buttock has never been the same since!
I nearly did, too, I was holding hands with Fred and everything when Dad found us. " at the height of the First Wizarding War, in which his maternal uncles Fabian and Gideon Prewett, both members of the Order of the Phoenix, were killed fighting a group of four Death Eaters led by Antonin Dolohov.
This rat was actually Peter Pettigrew, a traitor to all wizard kind.