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Florence Nightingale Nurse or mathematician?
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Florence Nightingale
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Life History a) Born on May 12, 1820, Florence, Italy b) Raised in Derbyshire, England c) Felt called by God to serve Him on February 7, 1837 d) Never married; marriage would destroy the chance of her serving God's call e) Died in London on August 13, 1910
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Education Home schooled by her father. Trained in nursing at the Institute of Saint Vincent de Paul in Alexandria, Egypt. Studied at the Institute for Protestant Deaconesses at Kaiserswerth, Germany.
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Honors Honors a) Became first woman to receive the British Order of Merit b) Crimean Monument in Waterloo Place, London was erected in her honor c) King Edward VII bestows the Order of Merit; it is the first time that the Order is given to a woman d) Became a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society e) Honorary member of the American Statistical Association
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QUOTES of Florence Nightingale “To be a good nurse one must be a good woman, or one is
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course BIO 218 taught by Professor Young during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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