Florence Nightingale, born in Florence on this day in 1820

The founder of modern nursing science, scholar of statistics, promoter of social reform: Florence Nightingale was born in Florence on May 12, 1820. Of course, she was named for the city of her birth.

Also known as the “lady with the lamp,” Florence, Italy pays homage to this leader and keeps her memory alive. The Opera di Santa Croce reopened today, coincidentally, after Covid. In the first cloister is a monument and commemorative plaque dedicated to her.

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