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Eliza Lynch, First Lady of Paraguay

Born in County Cork, in 1834, Eliza Lynch became the lover of Francisco Solano López, the president of Paraguay. In this essay, Turtle made the ground-breaking revelation that her father Dr John Lynch, died of a fever contracted in 1840 ‘in the discharge of his professional duties’ at the Charleville Dispensary and Fever Hospital.