James Young Simpson

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Birth Name: James Young Simpson

Occupation: Doctor

Place Of Birth: Scotland

Date Of Birth: June 7, 1811

Date Of Death: May 6, 1870

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Scottish

James Young Simpson was born on the 7th of June, 1811. He was famous for being a Doctor. Best remembered for introducing the use of chloroform as anesthesia during medical procedures, this nineteenth-century obstetrician first administered chloroform to a maternity ward patient named Jane Carstairs.

James Young Simpson was born in Scotland. He began studying medicine at the age of fourteen and earned his medical degree from the University of Edinburgh at the age of twenty. He was a longtime friend of Scottish physicist David Brewster .

James Young Simpson was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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James Young 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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James Young Simpson was born in the Year of the Goat.

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Zodiac Sign: James Young 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: James Young Simpson was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: James Young 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.

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

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