When did Florence Nightingale become a nurse?

Answer Florence Nightingale become a professional nurse in 1853, when she was named superintendent of London's Institution for the Care of Sick Gentlewomen, according to She first became in... Read More »

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What was Florence Nightingale known as?

Florence Nightingale was known as "The Lady with the Lamp" for her habit of checking on wounded soldiers while carrying a lamp, just before she went to bed. She was also known as the "Nightingale i... Read More »

What day did Florence Nightingale die on?

Florence Nightingale died in London at the age of 90 on Saturday, Aug. 13, 1910. She went blind in 1895, and her deteriorating health required constant nursing care the last few years of her life.S... Read More »

Where did Florence Nightingale die?

Florence Nightingale died on August 13, 1910, at the age of 90 in East Wellow, England. She had been an invalid and unable to work as a nurse since contracting an illness during her time in the Cri... Read More »

Where did Florence Nightingale live?

Florence Nightingale was born May 12, 1820, in Florence, Italy, but lived as a child in Derbyshire, England, where her father had inherited property. After serving as a nurse in the Crimean War, sh... Read More »