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List of famous nurses, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top nurses in the world? This includes the most prominent nurses, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable nurses is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic nurses were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned nurses.

List ranges from Cirie Fields to Nina Hartley, plus much more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known nurses to the lesser known nurses of today, these are some of the best professionals in the nurse field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous nurses ever?" and "What are the names of famous nurses?" then you're in the right place. (748 items)

Tiffany Brissette is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Nurses
Tiffany Michelle Brissette is a former American actress. She is best known for her role as V.I.C.I. the Robot on the syndicated American sitcom Small Wonder, which aired from 1985 to 1989.

Robin Quivers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Nurses
Robin Ophelia Quivers is an American radio personality, author, and actress, best known for being the long-running news anchor and co-host of The Howard Stern Show.

Tina Wesson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Nurses
Tina Wesson won $1,000,000 as the winner of the second season of Survivor, on Survivor: The Australian Outback in 2001. Wesson returned in 2004 for Survivor: All-Stars, where she was the first ...more

Nina Hartley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Nurses
Nina Hartley is an American film actress, film director, and author.

Naomi Judd is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Nurses
Naomi Judd is an American country music singer, songwriter, and activist.

Florence Nightingale is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Nurses
Florence Nightingale, OM, RRC was a celebrated English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing. She came to prominence while serving as a manager of nurses trained by ...more

Cirie Fields is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Nurses

Margaret Sanger is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Nurses
Margaret Higgins Sanger was an American birth control activist, sex educator, and nurse. Sanger popularized the term birth control, opened the first birth control clinic in the United States, ...more

Jo Brand is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Nurses
Josephine Grace "Jo" Brand is an English comedian, writer and actress. Starting her entertainment career with a move from psychiatric nursing to the alternative comedy stand-up scene ...more

LuAnn de Lesseps is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Nurses
LuAnn de Lesseps is an American television personality, model, author, and singer. In 1993, she married French entrepreneur Alexandre de Lesseps, although they divorced in 2009. In 2008, de ...more

Julie Ege is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Nurses
Julie Ege was a Norwegian actress and model. Ege was born in Høyland, Sandnes; she was a Miss Norway and Miss Universe contestant and a Penthouse Pet. In 1967, she moved to England as an ...more

Jane Toppan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Nurses
Jane Toppan, born Honora Kelley, was an American serial killer. She confessed to 31 murders in 1901. She is quoted as saying that her ambition was "to have killed more people — helpless ...more

Charles Cullen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Nurses
Charles Edmund Cullen is a former nurse who is the most prolific serial killer in New Jersey history and is suspected to be the most prolific serial killer in American history. He confessed to ...more

Bonnie Hunt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Nurses
Bonnie Lynne Hunt is an American stand-up comedienne, actress, director, producer, writer, host, and voice artist. She has appeared in Rain Man, Beethoven, Beethoven's 2nd, Jumanji, Jerry ...more

Kathryn Joosten is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Nurses
Kathryn Joosten was an American television actress best known for her regular role as Karen McCluskey in Desperate Housewives, for which she won two Emmy Awards, and for her recurring role in ...more

Walt Whitman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Nurses
Walter "Walt" Whitman was an American poet, essayist and journalist. A humanist, he was a part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism, incorporating both views in his ...more

Kristen Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Nurses
Kristen Heather Gilbert born Kristen Heather Strickland, November 13, 1967 is an American serial killer who was convicted for three first-degree murders, one second-degree murder and two ...more

Beverley Allitt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Nurses
Beverley Gail Allitt is an English serial killer who was convicted of murdering four children, attempting to murder three other children, and causing grievous bodily harm to a further six ...more

Abi Titmuss is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Nurses
Abigail Evelyn "Abi" Titmuss, also known professionally as Abigail Evelyn, is an English actress, television personality, poker player, and former glamour model.

Colin Norris is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Nurses
Colin Campbell Norris is a former nurse from the Milton area of Glasgow, Scotland who was convicted of murdering four elderly patients in a hospital in Leeds, England, in 2002. He was sentenced ...more

Suze Randall is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Nurses
Susan "Suze" E Randall is an English model, photographer, and pornographer.

Clara Barton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Nurses
Clarissa Harlowe "Clara" Barton was a pioneer nurse who founded the American Red Cross. In addition to being a hospital nurse, she worked as a teacher, patent clerk, and humanitarian. ...more

Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaev... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Nurses
Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia was the second daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, the last monarch of Russia, and of Tsarina Alexandra. She was born at the Peterhof, Saint Petersburg. She ...more

Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Nurses
Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia was the eldest daughter of the last autocratic ruler of the Russian Empire, Emperor Nicholas II, and of Empress Alexandra of Russia. Because Russia ...more

Blake Harper is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Nurses
Blake Allen Harper is a Canadian former gay pornographic film actor. Harper worked as a registered nurse from 1989 until a scout offered him a meeting with Steven Scarborough of Hot House ...more