Best Known For
Mary Seacole was a Jamaican nurse who cared for British soldiers at the battlefront during the Crimean War.
Think you know about Biography?
Answer questions and see how you rank against other players.Play Now
Mary Seacole was born in 1805 in Kingston, Jamaica. Her father was a Scottish soldier and her mother a free black Jamaican woman who was skilled in traditional medicine. Seacole was in London in 1854 when reports of the hardships for soldiers in the Crimean War were made public. She went to the Crimea, assisted at the military hospitals and distributed remedies for cholera and dysentery. Seacole died in 1881.
© 2013 A+E Networks. All rights reserved.
Included In These Groups
Famous Scottish People 61 people in this group
Famous Nurses 16 people in this group
Famous People Named Mary 36 people in this group
profile name: Mary Seacole profile occupation:
Sign in with Facebook to see how you and your friends are connected to famous icons.