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Mother Teresa

Birth

Friday Aug 26, 1910
Üsküp, Kosovo Vilayet, Ottoman Empire (present-day Skopje, North Macedonia)

Teresa was born Anjezë Gonxhe (or Gonxha) Bojaxhiu; on 26 August 1910 into a Kosovar Albanian family in Skopje (now the capital of North Macedonia), Ottoman Empire. She was baptized in Skopje, the day after her birth. She later considered 27 August, the day she was baptised, her "true birthday".


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