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The phrase refers to Florence Nightingale, a pioneer of nursing. Read about her at the link below.

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Q: Who was the lady with the lamp and what does it mean?
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Who is know as the lady with the lamp?

Florence Nightingale was the Lady with the Lamp

Who was know as lady with the lamp?

Florence Nightingale was known as "Lady with the Lamp."

Is Florence Nightingale the first lady of the lamp?

yes because she was the only lady who carried lamp on her hand to see soldiers.

What actors and actresses appeared in Lady and the Lamp - 1979?

The cast of Lady and the Lamp - 1979 includes: Nancy Beiman as The Customer Jack Hannah as Lamp Shop Owner

Who is the lady with lamp?

florense nightingale

Where did the lady in the lamp come from?

The leg lamp came from the movie "A Christmas Story".

Who was known as the lady of the lamps?

Nurse Florence Nightingale was known as Lady of the Lamp. Florence Nightingale was called the Lady of the Lamp because she would carry a lamp or candle, while comforting and visiting the wounded soldiers at night during the Crimean War.

What was Florence nigtingales nickname?

Lady of the Lamp

What was Florence Nightingale27s nickname?

Lady with the lamp

What actors and actresses appeared in The Lady with the Lamp - 2012?

The cast of The Lady with the Lamp - 2012 includes: Duncan Cowles as Duncan Helen Cowles as Mum

What was Florence Nightengale's nickname after she had created a hospital and a book for nurses to learn how to Nurse?

Florence gained the nickname 'the Lady with the Lamp' during her work at Scutari. 'The Times' reported that at night she would walk among the beds, checking the wounded men holding a light in her hand. The image of 'the Lady with the Lamp' captured the public's imagination and Florence soon became a celebrity.

How can make the lady lamp?

I don't know. Sorry