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:  (12 May 1820 – 13 August 1910)  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. She was dubbed "The Lady with the Lamp" after her habit of making rounds at night.

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.

Florence Nightingale - very inspirational. Glad God led me to this profession

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.

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Outreach visits from the Florence Nightingale Museum allow students to meet an actress in the role of Florence Nightingale and learn all about her life

Florence Nightingale Quotes | Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale - British social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing.

Discover Florence Nightingale famous and rare quotes. Share Florence Nightingale quotations about nursing, science and observation. "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.

Famous pioneers in the field of nursing, and current statistics. Great health infographic

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.

Aside from Florence Nightingale, there are other lesser-known yet equally inspiring nurses in history that we must know about, and here are 12 of them: http://www.nursebuff.com/2014/10/greatest-nurses-in-history/  #Nursing #History #Badass #Vintage

Aside from Florence Nightingale, there are other lesser-known yet equally inspiring nurses in history that we must know about, and here are 12 of them:

A nurse holding a lamp as she visits patients on a ward at Westminster Hospital, December 1940 (b/w photograph) - © Mirrorpix / Bridgeman Images

A nurse holding a lamp as she visits patients on a ward at Westminster Hospital, December 1940 (b/w photograph) - © Mirrorpix / Bridgeman Images

Nurse RN Gift - Florence Nightingale w. Lantern and Caduceus - Nurse Graduation - RN Birthday Present

Nurse RN Gift - Florence Nightingale w. Lantern and Caduceus - Nurse Graduation - RN Birthday Present

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

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