Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Nurses, including Florence Nightingale, Margaret Sanger, Vera Brittain, Clara Barton and Edith Cavell.
Margaret SangerMargaret Sanger

14 September 1879

American

Florence NightingaleFlorence Nightingale

12 May 1820

British

Clara BartonClara Barton

25 December 1821

American

Mary SeacoleMary Seacole

23 November 1805

British

Mary Eliza Mahoney Mary Eliza Mahoney

16 April 1845

American

Elizabeth Kenny Elizabeth Kenny

20 September 1880

Australian

Lillian WaldLillian Wald

10 March 1867

American

Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of RussiaGrand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia

15 November 1895

Russian

Edith CavellEdith Cavell

04 December 1865

British

Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of RussiaGrand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia

10 June 1897

Russian

Vera BrittainVera Brittain

29 December 1893

British

Aurora QuezonAurora Quezon

19 February 1888

Filipino

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Lillian Gordy CarterLillian Gordy Carter

15 August 1898

American

Ethel Roosevelt DerbyEthel Roosevelt Derby

13 August 1891

American

Constance KentConstance Kent

06 February 1844

British

Agnes von KurowskyAgnes von Kurowsky

05 January 1892

American

Sarah Emma EdmondsSarah Emma Edmonds

30 November 1841

Canadian

Mărgărita Miller-VerghyMărgărita Miller-Verghy

01 January 1865

Romanian