Florence Nightingale Celebrated English nurse, writer and statistician. She came to prominence for her pioneering work in nursing during the Crimean War, where she tended to wounded soldiers. Nightingale laid the foundation of professional nursing.
Florence Nightingale was a celebrated English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing. Nightingale laid the foundation of professional nursing with the establishment of her nursing school at St Thomas' Hospital in London.