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Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale

Nickname: Lady with the Lamp

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.

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