Florence Nightingale

Nurse Florence Nightingale Full Name: Florence Nightingale
Nationality: British

Profession: Nurse
Why Famous: Famed as 'The Lady with the Lamp' in the Crimean War, she revolutionised nursing. A noted statistician, she is also said to have invented a predecessor to the pie-chart.

Born: May 12, 1820
Star Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Florence, Tuscany, Italy

Died: August 13, 1910 (aged 90)
Cause of Death: Peacefully, in her sleep

Historical Events in the Life of Florence Nightingale

  • 1854-10-21 Florence Nightingale with a staff of 38 nurses is sent to the Crimean War

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