Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale

florence nightingale
Lytton Strachey

Florence Nightingale is a biographical work dealing with lines of 4 eminent personalities of Victorian period. Florence Nightingale is a very famous one which will really inspire you. Florence Nightingale gives all the ways to understand certain things in life. It gives a great variety of spice of life. It gives things even in a way to maintain certain things in life. Florence Nightingale is one of the eminent works of this great person you are seeing on the left in the image.

1. Cardinal Manning
2. Florence Nightingale
3. Dr. Arnold
4. General Gordon

He took six years to complete the book. He started in the year 1912 and finished in 1918. He attempted to present some victorian visions to the modern eye.

1. Cardinal Manning :
— arch bishop of west minister
ordained in 1833
— Roman Catholic
— Vigorous builder of Catholic Schools

2. Florence Nightingale :
— she studied nursing and she grew up in Derbyshire. She established Nightingale school of nurses st St.Thomas Hospital. Her sight failed and gradually lost eye sight completely. King conferred on her ORDER OF MERIT

3. Dr. Thomas Arnold :
he was an educator, historian. In 1828 appointed head master of rugby school, The school respected him greatly. Author of several works on Roman history.

4. General Gordan :
He was British General. Joined British forces for Arrow War with chinese
He became commander of 3500 men peasant force known as Ever – Victorian Army. He worked for 5 years as the  commander of the Royal engineers at Gravesend. In 1873 , he was appointed as a governor of the province of Equatoria in Sudan. In 1884 he was sent to Sudan by British government to evacuate egyptian forces. It was here that Gordon was killed by the Sudanes rebels in 1885.

Lytton Strachey

Born : 1880  London
Died : 1932 Ham, UK
Education :  Trinity College, Cambridge
Occupation :  Author, Critic
Writings : Queen Victoria, Elizabeth and  Essex, Books and Characters

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