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Florence Nightingale

Abigail Richardson Sheffield, UK   Florence Nightingale. Photo by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company Ltd. Wellcome Collection. Florence Nightingale (1820–1910), the British nurse who became known as the “Lady with the Lamp,” is remembered for her work during the Crimean War and as a statistician and public health advocate.1 Her lifelong dedication to nursing led […]