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  • Victoria Alaniz

    Florence Nightingale 1858 - was a celebrated British social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing. She came to prominence while serving as a nurse during the Crimean War, where she tended to wounded soldiers. She was dubbed "The Lady with the Lamp" after her habit of making rounds at night. en.wikipedia.org/...

  • Eileen Finney

    Florence Nightingale (1820 –1910) - celebrated English nurse. By serving in the Crimean war she was instrumental in changing role and perception of the nursing profession.

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Florence Nightingale. Celebrated English Nurse. Nightingale laid the foundation for professional nursing with the establishment of the first secular nursing school in the world. The Nightingale Pledge taken by new nurses was named in her honor, and the annual International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world on her birthday. --- Thank GOD for nurses.

Florence Nightingale gained worldwide attention for her work as a nurse during the Crimean War. She was dubbed “The Lady with the Lamp” -making rounds at night to tend to injured soldiers. Early photographs of her are very rare because she was extremely reluctant to be photographed because she avoided personal publicity.The photo was discovered in an album of mid 19th century photographs and shows Florence sitting reading outside her family home two years after her return from the war.

FAMOUS SPOONIE: Florence Nightingale was probably the most famous non-royal person of the Victorian period. She helped develop modern nursing. By 1896, Florence Nightingale was bedridden. She may have had what is now known as chronic fatigue syndrome and her birthday (12 May 1820) is now celebrated as International CFS and Fibromyalgia Awareness Day. As usual with fibromyalgia the amount of co-morbidities (other diseases) is high and may confuse the diagnosis.

Florence Nightingale

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1858, Florence Nightingale, photo not discovered until 2006. Florence Nightingale, one of nursing’s most important figures, gained worldwide attention for her work as a nurse during the Crimean War. She was dubbed “The Lady with the Lamp” after her habit of making rounds at night to tend to injured soldiers. Early photographs of Florence Nightingale are very rare because she was extremely reluctant to be photographed, partly for religious reasons.

Florence Nightingale St Margaret of Antioch Churchyard East Wellow Hampshire, England

robfromamersfoort (33 months ago | reply) It is indeed shot in 1855 (or maybe 1854). This is Mrs Rogers, a nurse during the Crimean War (like Florence Nightingale). She was the wife of a soldier, and she was nursing, washing and cooking under severe circumstances.

Susie King Taylor: first African American army nurse; the only African American woman to publish a memoir of her wartime experiences; also the first African American to teach openly in a school for former slaves in Georgia.

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