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1820 - Florence Nightingale was born to a
wealthy family and she had a very good
1851 - Florence Nightingale went to train to be a
nurse at a German hospital.
1854 - Florence and her nurses travel to the
Crimean War in Turkey. They were shocked by
the dirty and crowded hospital.
At first the doctors did not want Florence to
help. As more and more patients arrived Florence
and her nurses were allowed to help.
The nurses cared for patients as well as clean the
1856 - When Florence came home she continued
to work to make hospitals better for patients.
1859 - Florence opened the Nightingale Training
School for Nurses in London.
1883 - Florence was awarded the Royal Red
1910 - Florence Nightingale died.
Infection An illness caused by spreading
Crimean War The war that Florence Nightingale
Patient A person that is ill in hospital.
Red Cross The award that was given to Flor-
Injured A person who is hurt.
Nurse A person who works in a hospital
Italy The country where Florence was born.
Germs Tiny living things that can cause
illness. Germs can be passed be-
Lady of the
This was the name given to Flor-
ence as she would visit the wards
at night carrying a lamp.
Key Facts - Florence Nightingale
Important Historical Figures
Mary Seacole - A British-Jamaican lady
who also helped in the Crimean War.