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Biblical: king of Judah at age eight after his father was assassinated, Josiah ruled well for 31 years.
Josiah Wedgwood was an 18th century potter, who helped industrialize the pottery industry.
Josiah is the name of the 16th king of Judah. The book of Deuteronomy was rediscovered during his time as king.
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was the only president of the self-proclaimed, and internationally unrecognised, state of Zimbabwe Rhodesia during 1979, before Rhodesia briefly reverted to British rule until the country's independence as Zimbabwe in 1980.He was at one time General Secretary for the then African Teachers' Association of Rhodesia; a member of the Wankie Disaster Relief Fund's Board of Trustees; a director of the Tribal Trust Land Development Corporation; and a board member of the National Free Library of Rhodesia. He was also an ordained elder of the Presbyterian Church of South Africa.