Florence Nightingale was a celebrated English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing. Nightingale laid the foundation of professional nursing with the establishment of her nursing school at St Thomas' Hospital in London.
This drawing portrays Florence Nightingale in a hospital ward. While she worked in various hospitals during the Crimean War, she often carried a lamp as she visited many of the patients each night. Florence became known as the "Lady with the Lamp.
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.
Annie Jump Cannon, an American astronomer whose cataloging work was instrumental in the development of contemporary stellar classification. She was nearly deaf throughout her career. She was a suffragist and a member of the National Women's Party.