One of the most famous people in British history, she reformed the system of care in military field hospitals.
However, she was also a gifted mathematician, and contributed significantly to the field of statistics.
One-time student of James Joseph Sylvester.
- Born: 12 May 1820, Florence, Italy
- Died: 13 August 1910, East Wellow, England
Theorems and Definitions
- 1849 -- 50: Letters from Egypt: A Journey on the Nile
- 1851: Cassandra
- 1858: Notes on Matters Affecting the Health, Efficiency, and Hospital Administration of the British Army, which includes the famous Diagram of the causes of mortality in the army in the East.
- 1859: Notes on Nursing: What Nursing Is, What Nursing is Not
- 1870: The Family (critical essay in Fraser's Magazine)