Florence Nightingale - 1820-1910. The first woman to hold the Order of Merit and appear on a banknote. Her pioneering work tending to British Troops in the Crimean War earned thanks from a grateful nation.
Florence Nightingale (1830-1910) Florence (on left) and her sister Parthenope as children. Florence was named after the city of Florence, Italy; Parthe was named after Naples-- Parthenope is its Greek name. http://www3.hants.gov.uk/florence-nightingale-2.jpg florence-nightingale-2.jpg (220×297)
Florence Nightingale (1820-1910): Super & concise historical info about the woman who laid the foundation for nursing as a reputable profession for females / Bronze statue by Arthur George Walker, Crimean War Memorial, in London, England
In Scutari Florence Nightingale Checks Patients During the Night
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Florence Nightingale 1820-1910Trivia: Nightingale attributed the high mortality rate of soldiers in Crimean War to unsanitary practices. The things she learned from providing nursing care during the war were shared to other aspiring nurses when she founded the Nightingale School of Nursing at St. Thomas Hospital in London.