Anges was born on 27 August , 1920 in Yugoslavia.Since her childhood, she was kind hearted and pious.Her heart ached when she saw the distress of the poor and the destitute.Since a very young age , she helped the poor and people in need for help. Anges was a Christian. She joined The Loretto Nuns in Dublin,Ireland. After working here, she reached Calcutta (Kolkata) in 1929.She found employment in St. Mary's School as a teacher.She adopted the name ,' Teresa' in 1931.She had devoted her whole life in doing counless good deeds.She even opened a free school for the children of the slum.After sometime she founded the "Missionaries of Charity" for those who were willing to render free service to the poor and the needy persons.Teresa opened a home for the dying destitutes and named it Nirmal Hriday.She established a home for the ophans called Nirmal Shishu Bhavan.In Asansol , she constructed Shanti Nagar for the dwelling of the workers and the patients.For all these works, she even received many awards which are The Padma Shri Award, The Nehru Award, The Pope John XXII Prize, The Magsaysay Award, The Templeton Award and the Nobel Peace Prize. She receives all of them mainly because of her ideal personality.