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Edith Cavell was an English nursing matron executed by the Germans in Brussels on 12 October 1915 for assisting enemy troops. After her death, she became one of the most famous women of World War One. The Allies used her name for recruitment purposes.

(1916-1979) Christiane Reimann is a nurse from Denmark. She was a major influence in the development of the international nursing community. She helped establish the International Council of Nurses.  Trivia: Reimann became the first executive secretary of the International Council of Nurses. She left the position early to manage a family farm but still remained a consultant to major international nursing issues.

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Mary Breckinridge , Founder of the New Model of Rural Health Care & Frontier Nursing Service – (1881 to 1965) – Mary Breckinridge came from an influential family and enjoyed a privileged childhood. Unfortunately, though, her 2 own children did not endure childhood. This was the most notable accounts of Mary Breckinridge that are associated with her decision to dedicate her life in improving health of poor women and children in rural areas of America.

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1920s Visiting Nurse Service of New York nurses in the snow.

Nurses from the Visiting Nurse Service of New York nurses completing their rounds in the cold of winter

Elizabeth Kenny. Born in 1886, 'Sister' Kenny began practising as a nurse in 1912 and joined the Army in 1915. She used muscle therapy to successfully treat poliomyelitis and established clinics in Australia and overseas between 1933 and 1940.

Born in 'Sister' Kenny began practising as a nurse in 1912 and joined the Army in She used muscle therapy to successfully treat poliomyelitis and established clinics in Australia and overseas between 1933 and

Nurses from Jackson Memorial Hospital circa 1923

Nurses at Jackson Memorial Hospital: Miami, Florida (Florida Memory); photo taken 14 August

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