Simpson, James Young

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Simpson, James Young Gender: M
born on 7 June 1811 at 20:00 (= 8:00 PM )
Place Bathgate, Scotland, 55n55, 3w39
Timezone LMT m3w39 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 16°06' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 27°40 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 10°16'

James Young Simpson


Scottish physician, an obstetrician and surgeon knighted for his progressive methods in his respect for the human life. Simpson was the first to use chloroform to ease childbirth. A biography was written by his father, Alan F. Guttmacher, published in 1947 and titled, "The Story of Human Birth."

Simpson died 5/06/1870.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Karum in AFA 8/1961 quotes Dr. Alan F. Guttmacher "The Story of Human Birth," data given by Simpson's father, Penquin Books, 1947, p.113.


  • Vocation : Medical : Physician (Obstetrician and surgeon)
  • Notable : Awards : Knighted