May 12, 1820

“I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuse.” Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale, English nurse, social reformer and statistician is born.

Florence Nightingale was known as “Lady of the Lamp” during the Crimean War and considered the founder of modern nursing. Florence Nightingale, OM, RRC, DStJ was an English social reformer and statistician.

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Linkt to Photo Credit: Nightingale School of Nursing circa 1860
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