James Barry

1795 - 1865

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James Miranda Steuart Barry (c. 1789 – 25 July 1865) was a military surgeon in the British Army, born in Cork, Ireland. Barry obtained a medical degree from the University of Edinburgh Medical School, then served first in Cape Town, South Africa, and subsequently in many parts of the British Empire. Before retirement, Barry had risen to the rank of Inspector General (equivalent to Brigadier) in charge of military hospitals, the second highest medical office in the British Army. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Barry has received more than 20,210 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). James Barry is the 244th most popular physician (up from 343rd in 2019), the 70th most popular biography from Ireland and the most popular Irish Physician.

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Among physicians, James Barry ranks 244 out of 509Before her are Carl Værnet, Bernardo Houssay, José Bonaparte, Emil du Bois-Reymond, Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, and James Black. After her are Lorna Wing, Carl Ludwig, Ferdinand Sauerbruch, Zhang Zhongjing, Caspar Friedrich Wolff, and Thomas Sydenham.

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Among people born in 1795, James Barry ranks 21Before her are Saverio Mercadante, Ary Scheffer, John William Polidori, Hadji Murad, Vincent Pallotti, and Heinrich Marschner. After her are Peter Andreas Hansen, Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge, Augustin Thierry, Prince Karl Theodor of Bavaria, Anselme Payen, and Thomas Arnold. Among people deceased in 1865, James Barry ranks 26Before her are John Lindley, Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller, Sebastián Iradier, Kunisada, Joseph Paxton, and Giuditta Pasta. After her are Felice Romani, Evangelos Zappas, Constant Troyon, Princess Maria Ferdinanda of Saxony, Antoine Wiertz, and George Phillips Bond.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, James Barry ranks 70 out of 460Before her are Malcolm II of Scotland (954), Oliver Goldsmith (1728), Edmund the Martyr (841), Brigid of Kildare (451), Brian Cowen (1960), and George Johnstone Stoney (1826). After her are George Francis FitzGerald (1851), Eystein II of Norway (1125), Maureen O'Sullivan (1911), Kevin Roche (1922), Mary Robinson (1944), and Kevin Farrell (1947).

Among PHYSICIANS In Ireland

Among physicians born in Ireland, James Barry ranks 1After her are Joshua Pim (1869).