Biography of Florence Nightingale My name is Florencia Nightingale. Many people understand me since "the girl withthe lamp. " My record tells which i was known as an angel of whim. Myinput to treatments are still very much seen today.I was born May doze, 1820 and Fanny Nightingale in Florence, Italy.Bill My mother wanted her children to acquire different brands, so herfirstborn, my sister, was named Parthenope after a historical Greekweb page. I was named Florence..