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...
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...