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8 Florence Nightingale Facts You Probably Didn't Know

8 Florence Nightingale Facts You Probably Didn't Know - Nurseslabs We all know Florence Nightingale as the “Lady with the Lamp” and the founder of modern nursing across the world. However, there is much more to learn about this remarkable woman whose influence extended to nursing, health care and social reform, army health services, religion, statistics and more. Here are some interesting facts about Florence Nightingale you may not have known.

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Back in the Victorian Era, the profession of nursing was often looked down upon by upper social classes, and was considered lowly menial labor work.

Heroes for All Times" by Mary Pope Osbourne. Jack and Annie learn amazing facts about six history-changing individuals, including Susan B. Anthony, Mahatma Ghandi, Martin Luther King, Jr., John Muir, Florence Nightingale ,and Harriet Tubman.

Jack and Annie learn amazing facts about six history-changing individuals, including Susan B. Anthony, Mahatma Ghandi, Martin Luther King, Jr., John Muir, Florence Nightingale ,and Harriet Tubman.

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Have your children research Florence Nightingale. Great for Women's History Month!This product includes two ways for your children to share what they have learned about Florence Nightingale in writing! Florence Nightingale Interactive Writing Printable (color and black and white)Florence Nightingale Fast Facts (color and black and white)

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Florence Nightingale (12May1820 – 13Aug1910) was an English social reformer, statistician and the founder of modern nursing. She served as a manager of nurses trained by her during the Crimean War. She gave nursing a highly favorable reputation & became a Victorian culture icon, especially as "The Lady with the Lamp" making rounds of wounded soldiers at night. Some of her work included advocating for better health care, better hunger relief & regulating harsh prostitution laws for women.

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