Lucius Malfoy is a Death Eater and head of a pure blood Wizarding family; he lives with his wife Narcissa[1]Malfoy (née Black) and their son Draco at the Malfoy Manor in Wiltshire. Lucius is a school governor of Hogwarts before he is sacked, and has very close connections at the Ministry of Magic. To maintain h
is reputation and influence, he makes donations to the Ministry, to charity, and to St Mungo's Hospital. He was educated at Hogwarts, where he was a prefect in Slytherin House. just before Draco and Harry's second year at Hogwarts, Lucius plants Tom Riddles diary in Ginny Weasley's potion cauldron while she is shopping for school supplies at Flourish and Blotts, in a plot to use her to reopen the Chamber of Secrets, which would lead to attacks on Muggle Born students. Lucius knows the diary is cleverly enchanted, but is not aware that it is a horcrux containing a part of Voldemort's soul