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Florence Nightingale
Net Worth, Height, Wiki, Age

Florence Nightingale Net Worth, Height, Wiki, Age


: 12 May 1820


: 200 years old Comment


: Taurus

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  • Florence Nightingale, OM, RRC was an English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing
Born:12 May 1820 Comment
How old is Florence Nightingale in 2021? / Age: 200 years
Zodiac sign:Taurus

 Florence Nightingale facts

  • She came to prominence while serving as a manager of nurses trained by her during the Crimean War, where she organised the tending to wounded soldiers
  • She gave nursing a highly favourable reputation and became an icon of Victorian culture, especially in the persona of "The Lady with the Lamp" making rounds of wounded soldiers at night
  • Some recent commentators have asserted Nightingale's achievements in the Crimean War were exaggerated by the media at the time, to satisfy the public's need for a hero
  • Nevertheless, critics agree on the decisive importance of her follow-up achievements in professionalising nursing roles for women
  • In 1860, Nightingale laid the foundation of professional nursing with the establishment of her nursing school at St Thomas' Hospital in London
  • It was the first secular nursing school in the world, now part of King's College London
  • In recognition of her pioneering work in nursing, the Nightingale Pledge taken by new nurses, and the Florence Nightingale Medal, the highest international distinction a nurse can achieve, were named in her honour, and the annual International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world on her birthday
  • Her social reforms include improving healthcare for all sections of British society, advocating better hunger relief in India, helping to abolish prostitution laws that were over-harsh to women, and expanding the acceptable forms of female participation in the workforce
  • Nightingale was a prodigious and versatile writer
  • In her lifetime, much of her published work was concerned with spreading medical knowledge

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