Though she came to be known globally as Mother Teresa, her original name was Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu
MOTHER Teresa was born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu
in Skopje, Macedonia, on August 26, 1910 to Albanian parents.
1929: Albanian Roman Catholic novice nun Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu
arrived in India, where she would become world-famous for her decades of work among the poor of Calcutta under the name Mother Teresa.
Mother Teresa (1910-1997), born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu
was a Catholic nun
Our heroes bring hope as did Sister Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu
, a Loreto Sister from Albania, to hundreds of thousands of poor throughout the world.
Romanian-born Mother Teresa, born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu
, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on this day in 1979.
1910: Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu
born August 27 in Skopje, in what is now Macedonia, the youngest of three children of an Albanian builder.
1910: Birth of missionary Mother Teresa: 'The dying, the mental, the unwanted, the unloved, they are Jesus in disguise.' These are the words of Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu
, who was born in Skopje, Yugoslavia, the youngest of three children and daughter of an Albanian farmer.
Mother Teresa, who was born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu
of Albanian parents on Aug.