(1) Joan of Arc
(2) Helen Keller
(3) Florence Nightingale
(4) Sarojini Naidu
Correct Answer : (3) Florence Nightingale is known as the “Lady with the Lamp”.
Florence Nightingale, also known as ‘The Lady with the Lamp’, was a British nurse who revolutionised the field of nursing and ameliorated the care that people received when they were treated at a hospital.
During the Crimean War, she led a team of nurses to Turkey to help British soldiers who were sick or injured in battle, thus beginning her foray into the world of medical care and treatment.
She established St. Thomas Hospital and the Nightingale Training School for Nurses in 1860. Her efforts to reform healthcare greatly influenced the quality of care in the 19 and 20 centuries.
She was known as ‘The Lady with the Lamp’ because her habit of making rounds at night to tend injured soldiers during the war.
She was an English nurse, writer and statistician and was best known as the founder of modern nursing.
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