- NAME: Mother Teresa
- OCCUPATION: Nun, Saint
- BIRTH DATE: c. August 26, 1910
- DEATH DATE: September 05, 1997
- EDUCATION: Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Skopje, Macedonia
- PLACE OF DEATH: Calcutta, India
- Originally: Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu
- AKA: Agnes Bojaxhiu
- Full Name: Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta
- AKA: Blessed Teresa of Calcutta
- AKA: Mother Teresa
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Mother Teresa was the founder of the Order of the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic congregation of women dedicated to helping the poor.
After receiving a message from God, Mother Teresa gave her life to the poor.
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