- Mother Teresa was born in Macedonia in 1910.
- Her real name is Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu. She came to India in 1929.
- She is famous as Saint Teresa of Calcutta
- She set up a Missionary of charity in Kolkata. Nirmal Hriday home for destitute.
- She won the Nobel peace prize in the year 1979 for her work. In 1980 she was awarded highest civilian award Bharat Ratna.