John Cody Fidler-Simpson CBE (born August 9, 1944), commonly known as John Simpson, is a British journalist who currently holds the most senior role of World Affairs Editor for BBC News. He also presents the current affairs programme Simpson's World.
There have been several well-known people named John Simpson.
John Simpson (Edinburgh 29 January 1826 - 27 October 1884) was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Major John Simpson (d. October 28, 1825) of Deerfield, New Hampshire, fired the first gun on the American side, at the Battle of Bunker Hill in the American Revolutionary War. Col.
John (Andrew) Simpson (b. October 13, 1953, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire) is a British lexicographer and senior editor of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED). Simpson was co-editor of the second edition, which ran to 20 volumes published in 1989, a combination of the original text with several supplemental volumes that had followed.
John Simpson (December 27 1807 – September 19 1878) was a businessman and political figure in Canada West.
John Simpson (May 12 1812 – March 21 1885) was an Ontario businessman and political figure. He was a Liberal member of the Senate of Canada from 1867 to 1885.
John Simpson (1788 – April 21 1873) was a government official and political figure in Canada West.
John Simpson CVO BSC (HONS) DIP ARCH RIBA (Born 9 November 1954) is a British architect.