Mother Teresa


Born on August 26, 1910.
Died at the age of 87 on September 5, 1997.
Cause of Death: Cardiac arrest.

Mother Teresa
She has been dead for over 24 years.
Who else died in 1997?

Which generation did Mother Teresa belong to?

Mother Teresa was a part of the Greatest Generation demographic cohort.

"But I thought she was a boomer?!"

Mother Teresa was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas she was born in 1910.

That is a 35 year difference!

The "boomer" label is often applied to older people by mistake.

What was her real name?

Her real name was Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu.

What was she known for?

She was a Roman Catholic nun and missionary who founded the "Missionaries of Charity".

Which star sign was Mother Teresa?

Mother Teresa had the star sign Virgo.

Life Path Number.

Her Life Path Number was 9.

How tall was she?

Mother Teresa was around 5 foot tall. In centimetres, her height was 152 cm.

This means that she was pretty short in comparison to the average American female.

What day of the week was she born on?

She was born on a Friday.

What day of the week did she die on?

She died on a Friday.

How long ago did Mother Teresa die?

She died in September, 1997, which was over 24 years ago. Two decades have passed since her death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A child that was born on the day of her death has grown up, finished school and started a family by now.
  • Since Mother Teresa's death in 1997, roughly six FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around seven US presidential elections have been held.
  • Since her death, the United States has had four new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had four new Prime Ministers since she passed away.
  • Because she died in 1997, it means that she probably never heard of famous names such as Eminem, Coldplay, Vladimir Putin, Britney Spears, Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe.
  • She did not live long enough to see the film Titanic.

Other people who died around September 5, 1997.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Mother Teresa.

Gianni Versace

Italian fashion designer. Deceased
Died on July 15th, 1997
Died at the age of 50
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales. Deceased
Died on August 31st, 1997
Died at the age of 36
Star Sign: Cancer

John Denver

American singer. Deceased
Died on October 12th, 1997
Died at the age of 53
Star Sign: Capricorn

Chris Farley

Actor. Deceased
Died on December 18th, 1997
Died at the age of 33
Star Sign: Aquarius

People who are the same height as Mother Teresa.

Celebrities and other notable figures who are exactly the same height as her.

Bella Poarch

Internet personality.
Born on February 8th, 2001
Height: 1.52m / 5 foot

Jada Pinkett Smith

Born on September 18th, 1971
Height: 1.52m / 5 foot

Paula Abdul

Singer / Television personality.
Born on June 19th, 1962
Height: 1.52m / 5 foot

Dolly Parton

Born on January 19th, 1946
Height: 1.52m / 5 foot

People who are taller than her.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than her.

Hilary Duff

Actress / Singer.
Born on September 28th, 1987
Height: 1.57m / 5 ft 2 inches

Nancy Grace

Television host.
Born on October 23rd, 1959
Height: 1.57m / 5 ft 2 inches

Salma Hayek

Born on September 2nd, 1966
Height: 1.57m / 5 ft 2 inches

Camila Cabello

Born on March 3rd, 1997
Height: 1.57m / 5 ft 2 inches

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Supreme Court judge. Deceased
Born on March 15th, 1933
Height: 1.55m / 5 ft 1 inches

Ayn Rand

Philosopher. Deceased
Born on February 2nd, 1905
Height: 1.57m / 5 ft 2 inches

People who are shorter than her.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than her.

Danny DeVito

Born on November 17th, 1944
Height: 1.47m / 4 ft 10 inches

Nessa Barrett

Internet personality.
Born on August 6th, 2002
Height: 1.50m / 4 ft 11 inches

Greta Thunberg

Environmental activist.
Born on January 3rd, 2003
Height: 1.50m / 4 ft 11 inches

Judy Garland

Actress. Deceased
Born on June 10th, 1922
Height: 1.51m / 4 ft 11 inches

Lil Kim

Born on July 11th, 1974
Height: 1.50m / 4 ft 11 inches

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