|Mother Teresa was an Albanian-born Roman Catholic nun. She was born on August 26, 1910 and had Indian citizenship. In 1950, she founded the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata. She ministered the poor, sick, orphaned, and dying for more than forty years. In 1979, she was conferred with the Nobel Peace Prize and in 1980 she was honoured with the Bharat Ratna, for her humanitarian work.