Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Nurses, including Florence Nightingale, Margaret Sanger, Vera Brittain, Clara Barton and Edith Cavell.
Florence NightingaleFlorence Nightingale
12 May 1820, British
Statistician
Margaret SangerMargaret Sanger
14 September 1879, American
Educator

Clara BartonClara Barton
25 December 1821, American
Nurse

Mary SeacoleMary Seacole
23 November 1805, British
Heroine of the Crimean War

Elizabeth Kenny Elizabeth Kenny
20 September 1880, Australian
Nurse & Health Administrator

Lillian WaldLillian Wald
10 March 1867, American
Humanitarian, Nurse, Activist
Mary Eliza Mahoney Mary Eliza Mahoney
16 April 1845, American
Nurse

Marie LaveauMarie Laveau
10 September 1801, American
American Vodoo queen

Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of RussiaGrand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia
15 November 1895, Russian
Politician, Nurse

Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of RussiaGrand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia
10 June 1897, Russian
Politician, Nurse
Lillian Gordy CarterLillian Gordy Carter
15 August 1898, American
Nurse, Politician

Aurora QuezonAurora Quezon
19 February 1888, Filipino
Nurse
Ethel Roosevelt DerbyEthel Roosevelt Derby
13 August 1891, American
Nurse

Constance KentConstance Kent
06 February 1844, British
nurse

Agnes von KurowskyAgnes von Kurowsky
05 January 1892, American
Nurse
Nella LarsenNella Larsen
13 April 1891, American
Author

Mary KingsleyMary Kingsley
13 October 1862, British
Writer
Sarah Emma EdmondsSarah Emma Edmonds
30 November 1841, Canadian
nurse

Mărgărita Miller-VerghyMărgărita Miller-Verghy
01 January 1865, Romanian
Nurse, Linguist, Writer, Literary historian,