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 (sĭmp′sən), George Gaylord 1902-1984.
American paleontologist whose synthesis of population genetics with paleontology in his work on fossil mammals contributed to the development of modern evolutionary biology.


, Sir James Young 1811-1870.
British physician who pioneered the use of ether and chloroform in obstetrics (1847).


(ˈsɪmpsən; ˈsɪmsən)
1. (Biography) Sir James Young. 1811–70, Scottish obstetrician, who pioneered the use of chloroform as an anaesthetic
2. (Biography) Wallis (Warfield). See Edward VIII


(ˈsɪmp sən)

Wallis Warfield, Windsor, Duchess of.
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Noun1.Simpson - United States divorcee whose marriage to Edward VIII created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication
2.Simpson - Scottish obstetrician and surgeon who pioneered in the use of ether and discovered the anesthetic effects of chloroform (1811-1870)Simpson - Scottish obstetrician and surgeon who pioneered in the use of ether and discovered the anesthetic effects of chloroform (1811-1870)
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Queen Elizabeth II got annoyed by misbehaving canines when she visited Wallis Simpson and her dying uncle Edward.
This docudrama told the story of twice-divorced Baltimore socialite Wallis Simpson, who infamously fell for the then Prince of Wales, Edward, in the 1930s.
But if you ignore the occasional soap opera scenes, with Georgina Rich as Wallis Simpson, this is a fresh look at the life of the woman many blame for the biggest Royal crisis in the last century.
Georgina Rich as Wallis Simpson WALLIS: THE QUEEN THAT NEVER WAS Channel 5, 9pm THIS is a historical documentary that has been given the cinema treatment, complete with booming voiceover, Hollywood trailer style.
FACTUAL When Wallis Simpson, a twice-divorced American, fell in love with Edward VIII, she was painted as a gold digger.
But he had well-known friends in very powerful places including Charlie Chaplin, Lawrence of Arabia, Winston Churchill, the Duke of Windsor and Wallis Simpson.
Meghan Clarke seria la segunda estadounidense en emparentar con la Familia Real britanica despues de Wallis Simpson.
1936: Wallis Simpson, the future Duchess of Windsor, was divorced in Ipswich from her husband Ernest.
A The item will certainly have interest value and will be rare of course - Edward VIII served for just 11 months before abdicating to be with American divorcee Wallis Simpson.
BORN WALLIS Simpson, Duchess of Windsor, 1896 THELMA Barlow, UK TV actress, 1929, above BARRY Took, English comedy writer, 1928 DIED SAM Giancana, US gangster, 1975 WILLIAM Golding, English author, 1993 JAMES Gandolfini, US TV actor, 2013, above
ALOVER'S couch where Edward VIII shared his first sweet nothings with Wallis Simpson is going under the auctioneer's hammer in the Midlands.