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Barry Edward O'Meara

O'Meara, Barry Edward (ōmäˈrə) [key], 1786–1836, Irish physician. A surgeon in the British navy, he attended the exiled French emperor Napoleon I on St. Helena and became involved in a feud with Napoleon's custodian, Sir Hudson Lowe, whom he charged with mistreatment of Napoleon. O'Meara was forced to return to England.

See his Napoleon in Exile (1822).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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