Posts Tagged ‘Eliza Lynch’

Eliza Lynch: The Uncrowned
Queen of Paraguay

The Cork-born beauty who was the mistress of Francisco Solano López, president of Paraguay, and is today revered in Paraguay as a national heroine. Ireland’s Potato Famine forced 10-year-old Eliza from her native Cork to France, then to Algeria where she endured a bad but brief marriage to a French doctor whom she later dismissedRead more..