Florence Nightingale

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Florence Nightingale

May 12 1820- florence was born.1844- she became a nurse.1857-she invented the pie chart.1860-founded the first secular nursing school at st. thomas' hospital in the world.1883-was the first to receive a royal red cross award given to her by Queen victoria.1907-she was the first to receive the Order of Merit.August 13, 1910-Florence died

accomplishments1. has over 200 books2.offered a burial place at westminster abbey3.has a museum4. has a nightingale fund5.received the title of "lady of grace" of the order of St. John of Jerusalem6. has many awards

BiographyFlorence Nightingale was born on May 12th, 1820, and had died on August 13th, 1910. Growing up loving to help people, she went against her parents career option and became a nurse. Working twenty hours a day during the Crimean War, she used all of her time cleaning the drains, making sure the beds are fresh, food is healthy, and getting clean medical supplies. She soon became known as " the lady with the lamp" for always carrying a lamp at night to check on the patients. After her idoling first nursing job, she was reiceving all sorts of new awards, and was known everywhere. Florence Nightingale was the start of the life saving hospitals we have today.

pioneer?Florence Nightingale is a pioneer becuase she was the first to receive a royal red cross award, an Order of Merit, and she invented the pie chart, which means she was the first to use it.

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