Nurse Nightingale

Farewell, Florence. On August 13, 1910, Florence Nightingale, writer, statistician, and nursing pioneer, died in London at the ripe old age of 90, leaving an incredible legacy of compassionate, effective nursing care. Florence was born in Florence, Italy (hence her name) to wealthy parents and was raised at Embley Park and Lea Hurst, her family’s two country estates. In 1837, when she was just shy … Continue reading Nurse Nightingale