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Florence Nightingale David

was born 113 years ago

23 August 1909

Florence Nightingale David was an English statistician who worked to increase the opportunities for women to study statistics. She became head of the Statistics Department at the University of California, Riverside. Among her research interests were the history of probability and of statistical ideas.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/David/