George Gaylord Simpson bio

Birth Name: George Gaylord Simpson

Occupation: Paleontologist

Place Of Birth: Chicago

Date Of Birth: June 16, 1902

Date Of Death: October 6, 1984

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

George Gaylord Simpson was born on the 16th of June, 1902. He was known for being a Paleontologist. Paleontologist who influenced Modern Synthesis, which played a major role in creating a recognized account of evolution. He was also the Curator of the Department of Geology and Paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History from 1945 to 1959.

George Gaylord Simpson was born in Chicago. He began his career publishing academic papers about fossils and their taxonomy. He worked at many academic institutions, including at Harvard as a curator of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.

George Gaylord Simpson was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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George Gaylord Simpson 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".


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George Gaylord Simpson was born in the Year of the Tiger.

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REAL NAME: George Gaylord Simpson
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: George Gaylord Simpson was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: George Gaylord Simpson was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: George Gaylord Simpson had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

George Gaylord Simpson’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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