Mother Teresa of Calcutta

1978 Balzan Prize for Humanity, Peace and Fraternity among Peoples

For the exceptional sense of self-abnegation with which she dedicated her entire life to helping the hunger and poverty stricken, the diseased, abandoned, and dying in India and other countries in the world, thus transforming her love for suffering humanity into untiring action.

* 1910 † 1997

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