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Florence Nightingale

Definition of the noun florence nightingale

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  1. English nurse remembered for her work during the Crimean War (1820-1910)


Who is Florence Nightingale?

Florence Nightingale, OM, RRC was a celebrated English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing. She came to prominence while serving as a nurse during the Crimean War, where she tended to wounded soldiers. She was known as "The Lady with the Lamp" after her habit of making rounds at night.

  • also known as 弗羅倫斯·南丁格爾; Найтінгейл Флоренс; Найтингейл, Флоренс
  • born on (195 years ago) in Florence, child of William Nightingale and Frances Nightingale
  • nationality: England
  • religion: Church of England
  • education: King's College London
  • profession: Nurse, statistician, statistical graphics, writer
  • died on (105 years ago) in Park Lane, London
  • written works: "Ever yours, Florence Nightingale", "As Miss Nightingale said--", "Notes on hospitals", "The art of nursing", "Selected writings of Florence Nightingale", "To Her Nurses - Florence Nightingale", "The institution of Kaiserswerth on the Rhine", "'I have done my duty'", "Letters from Egypt", "A calendar of the letters of Florence Nightingale", "Florence Nightingale: An Introduction to Her Life and Family", "The collected works of Florence Nightingale", "Cassandra", "Florence Nightingale on Social Change in India", "Florence Nightingale on Public Health Care", "Florence Nightingale on Health in India", "Introductory notes on lying-in institutions", "Notes on Nursing", "Florence Nightingale on Women, Medicine, Midwifery and Prostitution", "Florence Nightingale’s Spiritual Journey: Biblical Annotations, Sermons and Journal Notes", "Florence Nightingale’s Theology: Essays, Letters and Journal Notes", "Florence Nightingale on Mysticism and Eastern Religions", "Florence Nightingale on Society and Politics, Philosophy, Science, Education and Literature", "Florence Nightingale’s European Travels", "Florence Nightingale: The Nightingale School", "Florence Nightingale’s Suggestions for Thought", "Florence Nightingale: Extending Nursing", "Florence Nightingale: The Crimean War"


Florence Nightingale is a fictional film character.


  1. "Florence Nightingale" is a book by Lee Wyndham.
  2. "Florence Nightingale" is a book by E. M. Robertson.
    • subject: England
  3. "Florence Nightingale" is a book by Mary Aldis.
    • also known as "Florence Nightingale, an appreciation ... based on the recent biography by Sir Edward Cook, "Life of Florence Nightingale". Paper read at the Fortnightly club of Chicago on April 2, 1914"
  4. "Florence Nightingale" is a book by Hugh Small.
    • also known as "Florence Nightingale: avenging angel"
  5. "Florence Nightingale" is a book by Marion Holmes.
    • also known as "Florence Nightingale; a cameo life-sketch"

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  1. "Florence Nightingale" is a 1985 television film directed by Daryl Duke.
  2. "Florence Nightingale" was a 60-minute 2008 BBC One television drama on the early years of Florence Nightingale, from 1837 to the Royal Commission into the Crimean War. Nightingale was played by Laura Fraser, and her father by Michael Pennington. It was first broadcast on Sunday 1 June 2008.
  3. "Florence Nightingale" is a 1915 biographical drama film written by Edward Tyas Cook and Eliot Stannard and directed by Maurice Elvey.
    • genres: Biographical film, Drama
    • subject: Florence Nightingale
    • released in (100 years ago)
  4. "Florence Nightingale" is a 1993 animation short biographical film written by Brian Nissen and directed by Richard Rich.
    • also known as Animated Hero Classics: Florence Nightingale
    • language: English Language
    • producer: Richard Rich
    • genres: Animation, Biographical film
    • subject: Florence Nightingale
    • released on (22 years ago)


Florence Nightingale is a tv season.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Women Social Reformers (2001)

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The Florence Nightingale Museum in London is open to visitors; for information, go to Hugh Small, author of a revealing 1998 study of Nightingale, has established a website with many useful links to other ...

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Small photo of AUSTRALIA - CIRCA 1955: a stamp printed in the Australia shows Florence Nightingale and Modern Nurse, Centenary of the Founding of Modern Nursing, circa 1955Small photo of LONDON, UK - 24TH MARCH 2014: A view of the Florence Nightingale Memorial in Central London with the Crimea War Memorial in the backgroundSmall photo of Statue of the famous nurse Florence Nightingale in London.Small photo of London, UK, April 13, 2014 : Bronze memorial statue of Florence Nightingale in Waterloo Place which was unveiled in Waterloo Place in 1915Small photo of British Two Pound Coin - Florence Nightingale DesignSmall photo of Statue of Florence Nightingale, English pioneer of modern nursing, in Derby, Derbyshire. (Public display, over 100 years old)Small photo of AUSTRALIA - CIRCA 1955: A stamp printed in Australia, shows Florence Nightingale and Modern Nurse, circa 1955 More...

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Volumes are now being written and spoken about the effect of the mind on the body -- I wish more was thought of the effect of the body on the mind. (Florence Nightingale)
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