Florence Nightingale was born on May 12, 1820, in Florence, Italy into a wealthy British family. She was a social reformer and considered the founder of modern nursing. Nightingale came in light during the Crimean War, where she served as a manager and trainer of nurses. She also gained the nickname “The Lady with the Lamp” for her impressive services. Nightingale is well known for her dedicated and sincere services in the field of medical and nursing.
On August 13, 1910, Nightingale died at her home in London.