Timeline of Hogwarts Legacy starts at the end of 19th century. It is around 100 years before Harry was born and around 50 years before Grindelwald. So it’s likely we won’t see many famous faces.
From one of trailer we could see newspaper with date September 1st of 1890.
In game we should expect just one student year.
Which character we know we should meet?
Bellow you could see some characters from Harry Potter line which could live in time when we will be student’s in Hogwarts Legacy. There aren’t too much known characters which we know from Harry Potter line. We’re close to a potential meeting young Albus Dumbledore or Dumbledore
Albus Dumbledore was born in 1881 = 9 years old
First year of Albus Dumbledore will be 1892.
c was born in 1882 = 8 years old
First year of Albus Dumbledore will be 1892 or 1893.
Aberforth Dumbledore was borin in 1884 = 6 years old
First year of Aberforth Dumbledore will be 1895.
Thomas Riddle was born in 1890 = 0 years
Newt Scamander was born in 1897 = -7 years
Nicolas Flamel around 1330 = 560 years