Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), reformer of English nursing, received the Order of Merit for her tireless efforts during the Crimean War. She was the first female recipient of this honor. She is celebrated as an English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing.

Florence Nightingale, OM, RRC was a celebrated English 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.

This drawing portrays Florence Nightingale in a hospital ward. While she worked in various hospitals during the Crimean War, she often carried a lamp as she visited many of the patients each night. Florence became known as the "Lady with the Lamp."

This drawing portrays Florence Nightingale in a hospital ward. While she worked in various hospitals during the Crimean War, she often carried a lamp as she visited many of the patients each night. Florence became known as the "Lady with the Lamp.

How very little can be done under the spirit of fear. — 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.

1858 - Florence Nightingale is one of nursing’s most important figures. She gained worldwide attention for her work as a nurse during the Crimean War. dubbed “The Lady with the Lamp” after her habit of making rounds at night to tend to injured soldiers

Florence Nightingale 'Going With the Flow' Bottle Cap Retractable ID Snap Badge Reel

Florence Nightingale 'Going With the Flow' Bottle Cap Retractable ID Snap Badge Reel

famous nurses-this is 1 of those things that Nurses MUST remember all though any Nursing College experiences and apparently beyond as I have learned.

What makes a nurse famous? It's usually not to his or her skill in medicine but a dedication to the rights and health of all human beings. Let meet the influential nurse in history that makes legacy and inspires people to become professional caregivers.

Discover Florence Nightingale famous and rare quotes. Share Florence Nightingale quotations about nursing, observation and suffering. "Let us never consider ourselves finished nurses....we must..."

Discover Florence Nightingale famous and rare quotes. Share Florence Nightingale quotations about nursing, science and observation. "Let us never consider ourselves finished nurses.

The grave of Florence Nightingale, St. Margaret Church in East Wellow, England

Grave Marker- Florence Nightingale-Lady with the lamp, Mother of modern nursing. St Margaret of Antioch Churchyard East Wellow Hampshire, England

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 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.

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