The University of Arizona

A Bold and Empowering Life: Florence Nightingale's Struggle for Glory

Ross Elliot Wheeless


This short biography encapsulates the story of Florence Nightingale. Her life was an uphill battle for a woman working in medicine during the 19th century. She is noteworthy for her contributions to santiary practices in surgery, and her strides in the realm of feminism. This biography seeks to encapsulate her struggle for recongition amonst her male colleagues, and her drive to improve the lives of hospitalized patients.

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