When was Aga Bojaxhiu born

mother Teresa

Life dates

Profile of Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhio - aka Mother Teresa

Teresa Quotes

"I am a small pen in the hand of a writing god who sends a love letter to the world."

- Mother Teresa

"The good you do will be forgotten tomorrow, do good anyway."

- Mother Teresa

Chronological order

Teresa's time (1910–1997) and her contemporaries

Mother Teresa lived and worked in the 20th century. She was born in 1910. Ronald Reagan (1911–2004) and Oskar Schindler (1908–1974) belong to her generation. Teresa spent her childhood in the 1910s and her youth in the 1920s. During their lifetime, inter alia Contemporaries such as Ruhollah Khomeini (1902–1989), Johannes XXIII. (1881–1963) and Pius XII. (1876-1958). Mother Teresa's life span is 87 years. She dies in 1997 at the end of the 20th century.

Teresa resume

Timeline: Stages and events in the life of Mother Teresa

Teresa autograph

Mother Teresa's signature

Teresa FAQ

Questions and facts about Mother Teresa

What was the real name of Mother Teresa? Her real name was Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhio. "Mother Teresa" is a pseudonym.

What year was Mother Teresa born? Teresa was born 111 years ago in 1910.

What day was Teresa born? Mother Teresa's birthday was on August 26th that summer. She was born on a Friday. This year her birthday falls on a Thursday.

Which zodiac sign was Teresa? Mother Teresa was born in the western zodiac sign of Virgo. According to the Chinese horoscope, she was born in the year of the dog (element metal).

Where was Mother Teresa born? Teresa was born in Skopje, Macedonia.

When did Teresa die? Mother Teresa died 24 years ago in the 1990s on September 5, 1997, a Friday.

How old was Mother Teresa when she died? Mother Teresa was 87 years old. She died ten days after her 87th birthday.

How old would Mother Teresa be today? If Mother Teresa were still alive, she would be 110 years old today. She was born exactly 40,442 days ago.

How tall was Teresa? Mother Teresa was below average. Her height was around 1.52 meters.

Place of birth / place of death

Skopje - Macedonia

Mother Teresa was born in Skopje, Macedonia, and died in Calcutta, India.

Web links

Teresa on the web

Selected links to websites with biographical information about Mother Teresa:

Teresa reading tip

Love remains. The life of Mother Teresa

Christian Feldmann took Mother Theresa's canonization as an opportunity to update his successful biography. In his book he traces the path from the publication of Theresa's letters to the canonization of the “angel of the poor”. 192 pages. amazon.de


Person ranking: 10.0/10

Mother Teresa's ranking on born.am is calculated from factors such as relevance, awareness and popularity. Rating determined by born.am, 2021

Discover more

Personalities related thematically to Mother Teresa



August 26th: Who's birthday is on the same day as Mother Teresa?

Year of birth


Famous People Born in 1910: Who Was Born in 1910?

Religion & belief

Other famous people from religion & church: clergy, saints & believers.

Keywords related to Teresa