Mother Teresa’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 26, 1910

Death Date

September 5, 1997

Age of Death

87 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure


Religious Leader

The religious leader Mother Teresa died at the age of 87. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Born Anjeze Bojaxhiu, she was a Catholic nun who made it her life’s work to care for the sick and disadvantaged. She spent most of her life doing missionary work in India and in 1950 she established the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, which provides hospices for those suffering from AIDS, leprosy, and other illnesses.

She was the third child of Nikola and Dranafile Bojaxhiu; her older sister was named Age and her older brother was named Lazar.



“Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” (Mother Teresa)


“We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.” (Mother Teresa)


“Peace begins with a smile.” (Mother Teresa)


“The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion because if a mother can kill her own child, what is left for me to kill you and you to kill me? There is nothing between.” (Mother Teresa)


“We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.” (Mother Teresa)