Most people know of Florence Nightingale as "the lady with the lamp"; a famous nurse who tirelessly aided sick and wounded soldiers in the 1800s. But what most people don't know is that she wielded a much greater influence with her pen than with her candle. Florence Nightingale was a trailblazing statistician who used her knack for numbers and data visualization to literally save lives.
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Florence Nightingale: Joy of Stats
Written by Ashley Hamer September 18, 2017
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