Florence Nightingale

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Florence Nightingale

  1. 1. Florence Nightingale By: Laura Romero
  2. 2. All about Florence NightingaleShe was the first female nurse.She was named after her city of birth, Florence,ItalyShe has a sister named Parthenope.Her sister was born in Naples, and Parthenope is theGreek name for Naples.Florence came from a wealthy family and was notexpected to work.She was born May 12, 1820.
  3. 3. The "calling"When Florence was 24 she had a calling fromGod. She wrote in her journal that He calledher to His service. She decided her calling wasto help the sick and the hurt.
  4. 4. Crimean warFlorence and a group of 38 nurses went to theCrimean war to cure the wounded soldiers in1854.
  5. 5. FlorenceFlorence died at 90 years of age.Her picture is hanging in many hospitals.There is even a Florence Nightingale Museum.It is located in London.
  6. 6. I found my information from...h!p://www.imahero.com/heroh"tory/florence_heroh"tory.htm
  7. 7. Thanks for watching!! By Laura R

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