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Joshua Sankara

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Etymology

Joshua is a biblical name meaning "god is salvation" (QuickBabyNames).

His surname may refer to Thomas Sankara (1949-1987), who was President of Burkina Faso from 1983-1987 and a "charismatic and iconic figure of revolution" (Wikipedia).

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Writing by J.K. Rowling on Pottermore:

Pottermore enhanced reading experience: Quidditch World Cup

Screenshots of the original Daily Prophet coverage of the 2014 Quidditch World Cup on Pottermore: Imgur archive

Harry Potter Wiki: Joshua Sankara

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