Mother Teresa (DOB-DOD: 1910-1997)
- Nobel Prize for Peace in Year: 1979
- Field or Subject:Peace
- Mother Teresa was awarded Nobel Peace Prize because she dedicated her life to the sick and hungry people. Her simple message was “the poor must know that we love them.”
- More than 2 million sick people were treated by mobile dispensaries and clinics by her.
- At the age of eighteen she left her parental home in Skopje and joined the Sisters of Loreto, an Irish community of nuns with missions in India.