Josiah Wedgwood

Josiah Wedgwood bio

Birth Name: Josiah Wedgwood

Occupation: Activist

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: July 12, 1730

Date Of Death: November 29, 1904

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

Josiah Wedgwood was born on the 12th of July, 1730. He was popular for being a Activist. Father of the industrialization and manufacturing of pottery, he founded the Wedgwood company and is well remembered for his fight against slavery.

Josiah Wedgwood was born in England. He was afflicted with Smallpox as a child limiting his strength in his leg and ultimately leaving him unable to work the foot pedal of a potter’s wheel. He was able to mass produce an anti-slavery medallion featuring the words “Am I Not a Man and a Brother?” underneath the seal for the Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade.

Josiah Wedgwood was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Josiah Wedgwood was born in 1730s.

Josiah Wedgwood is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Josiah’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Josiah Wedgwood’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Josiah Wedgwood’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Josiah Wedgwood kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Josiah Wedgwood was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Josiah Wedgwood
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Josiah Wedgwood was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Josiah Wedgwood was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Josiah Wedgwood had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Josiah Wedgwood’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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