Birth Name: Clarissa Harlowe "Clara" Barton
Born: 25 December 1821 Died: 12 April 1912
Country of origin: United States
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She was a pioneer American teacher, patent clerk, nurse, and humanitarian. At a time when relatively few women worked outside the home, Barton built a career helping others. One of her greatest accomplishments was founding the American Red Cross. This organization helps victims of war and disasters.
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