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Francesco Antommarchi, the Malvolio of St. Helena

Francesco Carlo Antommarchi¬†(1780-1838) was¬†a man of dubious character who served as Napoleon’s physician on the island of St. Helena from 1818 until his death in 1821. He began his education in Livorno, Italy, then in Pisa and Florence, graduating with a degree in surgery in 1812. For the next six years he practiced neither surgery […]