Born: 27 August 1910
Birthplace: Skopje, Macedonia
Died: 5 September 1997
Best Known As: Humanitarian nun of Calcutta, called "The Saint of the Gutters"
Name at birth: Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu
Mother Teresa grew famous for humbly ministering to lepers, the...
On December 1979, Mother Theresa was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. At the age of 18 she left her home to become a missionary. She devoted her life to helping out the poor, dying and started an open-air school for slum children. In 1950 "The Missionaries of Charity" was created...