Born: May 12, 1820
Birthplace: Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany, Italy
Died: August 13, 1910
Occupation: Founder of Modern Nursing, Social Reformer, and Statistician
Profile: Established the Nightingale School for Nurses in 1860.
Number of Quotes: 1
No man, not even a doctor, ever gives any other definition of what a nurse should be than this -devoted and obedient.This definition would do just as well for a porter. It might even do for a horse. It would not do for a policeman.