Mother Teresa

1910 - 1997

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Mother Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu (born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu, Albanian: [aˈɲɛzə ˈɡɔndʒɛ bɔjaˈdʒiu]; 26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997), honoured in the Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta, was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary. She was born in Skopje (now the capital of North Macedonia), then part of the Kosovo Vilayet of the Ottoman Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mother Teresa has received more than 20,251,155 page views. Her biography is available in 134 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 131 in 2019). Mother Teresa is the 7th most popular social activist, the 2nd most popular biography from North Macedonia and the most popular Macedonian Social Activist.

Mother Teresa is most famous for founding the Missionaries of Charity, a religious congregation of Roman Catholic sisters who work with the poor, sick, orphaned, and dying. The congregation was founded in Calcutta, India in 1950.

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  • 134

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.40

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.35

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Among social activists, Mother Teresa ranks 7 out of 544Before her are Che Guevara, Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi, Malcolm X, Rosa Luxemburg, and Jan Hus. After her are Eleanor Roosevelt, Henry Dunant, Martin Luther King Jr., Helen Keller, Guy Fawkes, and Jean-Paul Marat.

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Among people born in 1910, Mother Teresa ranks 1After her are Akira Kurosawa, Jacques Cousteau, Irena Sendler, Giuseppe Meazza, Gloria Stuart, Robert K. Merton, Ingrid of Sweden, Django Reinhardt, Konrad Zuse, Jean Genet, and Paulette Goddard. Among people deceased in 1997, Mother Teresa ranks 1After her are Deng Xiaoping, James Stewart, Jacques Cousteau, Diana, Princess of Wales, Viktor Frankl, Jeanne Calment, Toshiro Mifune, Gianni Versace, Victor Vasarely, Mobutu Sese Seko, and Roy Lichtenstein.

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In North Macedonia

Among people born in North Macedonia, Mother Teresa ranks 2 out of 107Before her are Justinian I (482). After her are Baba Vanga (1911), Justin I (450), Nexhmije Hoxha (1921), Köprülüzade Fazıl Ahmed Pasha (1635), Theodahad (480), Kiro Gligorov (1917), Esma Redžepova (1943), Köprülüzade Fazıl Mustafa Pasha (1637), Dragoslav Šekularac (1937), and Ljubiša Samardžić (1936).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In North Macedonia

Among social activists born in North Macedonia, Mother Teresa ranks 1