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Mother Teresa Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 26, 2021

Short Biography

Mother Teresa, the ultimate giver, was born as Anjeze Gonxhe Bojaxhiu on 26-08-1910 in Skopje, Macedonia. She was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic Nun, Saint, Missionary, Philanthropist, Social Worker, Spiritualist, Author & Founder of Missionaries of Charity.

Other Name: Anjeze Gonxhe Bojaxhiu, Mother Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu, Saint Teresa of Calcutta
Other Professions: Saint Missionary Philanthropist Social Worker Spiritualist Author Founder

Mother Teresa Complete Bio & Career

A person who gave her entire life to charity and well- being of the needy is, Mother Teresa. Also known as the Saint Teresa of Calcutta, Mother Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity in the year 1950 and she along with the members of the organization, gave life to the poor and needy. They also run homes for the ill and homeless people, who needed health care and used to give counseling to families. Her harity was spreaded over mora than 133 countries and she had more than 4500 nuns in her helping team. 
In 1979, the Great personality, received the Nobel Peace Prize. She was a live example of someone, who left the worldly treasures just at the age of 18 and surrendered herself for the betterment of the others. She was deeply disturbed by the poor and the people in vain living in India.
She left her convent to live with the poor in India to teach them, educate them and make them free from starving. Her mission was to care for the people who have been shunned and left away by the families and society and provide them a home, food, and shelter.
She has received many awards and recognitions for the charity work done by her, nationally and internationally.

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Honours & Awards

Bharat Ratna Civilian Award 1980 Social Work

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Mother Teresa died on 05-09-1997 in Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, India. She had suffered a number of problems during her death time, out of which heart problem was the major one, which disturbed her badly during her last days of life.

DEATHDAY 5 September,1997 (Friday)
DEATH PLACE Kolkata, West Bengal

Mother Teresa Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to Dranafile Bojaxhiu & Nikolle Bojaxhiu. She had a sister named Aga Bojaxhiu & a brother named Lazar Bojaxhiu.

Life's Important Dates Of Mother Teresa

Body Measurements

Body Figure Mesomorph
Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Skopje, North Macedonia
Religion Catholicism
Address Skopje, North Macedonia
School NA
College NA
Qualification Learned English at Loreto Abbey in Rathfarnham, Ireland
Hobbies Singing, Helping people in need
Marital Status Unmarried
Salary NA
Net Worth NA
Official Website NA


Favorite Color White, Black

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Mother Teresa

  • Mother Teresa was a sainted lady who dedicated herself to people in need. She was a founder of Missionaries of charity.
  • When she was just 8 years, her father was died due to a serious illness. After her father's death, her mother raised her and became a kind-hearted lady who is now known as "Mother Teresa".
  • She was younger than her five brothers and sisters. She was a very hardworking girl and always got the first position in her school.
  • Teresa was a good singer who went to church and sang hymns with her sister.
  • She was not Indian but came to India in 1929 to help needy children and started work as a teacher at St. Teresa's school where everybody called her sister "Teresa".

Mother Teresa Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Mother Teresa was 87 years 0 month & 10 days old age.