Birthday Special: Amazing Facts about Mother Teresa

WRITTEN BY Saumya Jaiswar news

Her Original Name is Not Mother Teresa

Her original name was Anjeze Gonxhe Bojaxhiu. The word “Anjeze” means "a little flower" in Albanian

IMDB

She herself was not poor

She helped the poor but it is said that she herself was not born into a poor family.

Still Roman Catholic After all These Years

Devoted her life to Religion at a very young age

Mother Teresa decided to commit herself to religious life when she was just 12-years-old.-

The Washington Post

Left Professorship to pursue Community welfare

She left her profession of a professor to work in the slums of Calcutta aiding the city's poorest and sickest people.

MSN

Rescued many children

In 1982, at the height of the Siege of Beirut, Mother Teresa rescued 37 children who were trapped in a hospital.

Inc. Magazine

Won Nobel Peace Prize

The legend received more than 120 honours and awards, which included the 1962 Ramon Magsaysay Peace Prize and the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize.

NBC News

Gave Prize money for the Upliftment of Poor people

She even refused the traditional Nobel honor banquet, and in exchange, she requested that the $192,000 budget be given to help the poor of India.

Hindustan Times

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