Definitions for josiah wedgwood
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word josiah wedgwood
Wedgwood, Josiah Wedgwood(noun)
English potter (1730-1795)
Josiah Wedgwood was an English potter, founder of the Wedgwood company, credited with the industrialisation of the manufacture of pottery. A prominent abolitionist, Wedgwood is remembered for his "Am I Not a Man And a Brother?" anti-slavery medallion. He was a member of the Darwin–Wedgwood family. He was the grandfather of Charles Darwin and Emma Darwin.
Find a translation for the josiah wedgwood definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these josiah wedgwood definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"josiah wedgwood." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 29 Jul 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/josiah wedgwood>.