Florence Nightingale 1858 - this is one of my favourite pictures of her. I love the serious, thoughtful expression.

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.

Florence Nightingale - 1820-1910. The first woman to hold the Order of Merit and appear on a banknote.  Her pioneering work tending to British Troops in the Crimean War earned thanks from a grateful nation.

Florence Nightingale - The first woman to hold the Order of Merit and appear on a banknote. Her pioneering work tending to British Troops in the Crimean War earned thanks from a grateful nation.

Biografias e Curiosidades: Biografia de Florence Nightingale

Biografias e Curiosidades: Biografia de Florence Nightingale

FREE Florence Nightingale Printables, great for history lessons in the  classroom.  Lots more history resources and 1000s more educational printables available to download.

FREE Florence Nightingale Printables, great for history lessons in the classroom. Lots more history resources and 1000s more educational printables available to download.

Florence Nightingale Statue, London Road, Derby  In those times, being a nurse was not a respectable job for a woman. In 1854 the Crimean war started. Nightingale volunteered. When Florence showed up in the army hospital she was appalled. There were diseases such as typhus, cholera and dysentery. She cleaned up the hospital and improving the quality of the sanitation; dramatically reducing the death rate of soldiers by 2/3.

Florence Nightingale Statue, London Road, Derby - nursing has this lovely lady to thank for her pioneering work.

Literacy, history, recounts, writing, Florence nightingale, chronology, timeline, lanterns, art, year 2, display

Literacy, history, recounts, writing, Florence nightingale, chronology, timeline, lanterns, art, year 2, display

Worksheets: Florence Nightingale Coloring Page

Florence Nightingale Coloring Page

Women's History Month First Grade History People Worksheets: Florence Nightingale Coloring Page

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