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Discussion :: Famous Personalities - Section 1 (Q.No.59)

59. 

Who is known as the 'Lady with the Lamp'?

[A]. Florence Nightingale
[B]. Sarojini Naidu
[C]. Indira Gandhi
[D]. Joan of Arc

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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Riya Rawat said: (Feb 9, 2011)  
Florence Nightingale was born on May 12, 1820 and she was died on August 13, 1910. She known as the "Lady with the Lamp" because she always carried in her tireless evening and night time visits to injured soldiers by Lamp.

Riya Rawat said: (Feb 9, 2011)  
Florence Nightingale was born on May 12, 1820 and she was died on August 13, 1910. She known as the "Lady with the Lamp" because she always carried in her tireless evening and night time visits to injured soldiers by Lamp.

Dhanashree Shukla said: (Apr 13, 2011)  
Florence Nightingale 12 May 1820 - 13 August 1910) was a celebrated English nurse, writer and statistician. A Christian universalist, Nightingale believed that God had called her to be a nurse. 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.

Narendra Mahawar said: (Oct 1, 2011)  
Florence Nightingale was born on May 12, 1820 and she was died on August 13, 1910. An Anglican, Nightingale believed that God had called her to be a nurse. 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.

Nightingale laid the foundation of professional nursing with the establishment, in 1860, of her nursing school at St Thomas' Hospital in London, the first secular nursing school in the world, now part of King's College London. The Nightingale Pledge taken by new nurses was named in her honour, and the annual International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world on her birthday.

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