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Florence Nightingale
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Born: May 12, 1820

Died: August 13, 1910 (aged 90)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Activist

Bio: Florence Nightingale was a 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. She was dubbed The Lady with the Lamp after her habit of making rounds at night.

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