What is Sir James Young Simpson?

  • (noun): Scottish obstetrician and surgeon who pioneered in the use of ether and discovered the anesthetic effects of chloroform (1811-1870).
    Synonyms: Simpson

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... James Cook said that, “except for New Zealand, in no other island in the South Sea was wood and mast-timber so ready to hand” ... Sir John Call, member of Parliament and the Royal Society, and former chief engineer of the East India Company, stated the advantages of Norfolk Island in a proposal for colonization he put to ... which grows more luxuriant than in New Zealand.” The proposal written by James Matra under the supervision of Sir Joseph Banks for establishing a ...
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30 August 2004 – Newcastle United manager Sir Bobby Robson is sacked after a poor start to the Premier League season amid reports of dressing-room discontent. 24 November 2004 – Sir Alex Ferguson takes charge of his 1000th match at Manchester United ... pay a club record £6million for Southampton striker James Beattie ...
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