Gonxha Agnes. The that was name given to a baby girl at her baptism in the city Skopje. Nobody new at the time, but this young child would go on to become one of the most influential people in the 20th century. Gonxha Agnes was born on August 26, 1910 to the parents Nikola and Drana Bojaxhiu. Gonxha left her home when she was 18 to pursue to vocation to become a nun. Gonxha joined the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and received her official name, Sister Mary Teresa. She was then sent to Calcutta, India where she started her work. In 1950 Teresa’s new establishment the Missionaries of Charity was made official in the Archdiocese of Calcutta. Teresa would go on to establish many other congregations in Calcutta, and help people who were in poverty all around the world. She quickly was noticed by people around the world because of her hard work and strong devotion to Jesus. In 1979 Mother Teresa was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her work. She died in 1997 and was Canonized on September 4, 2016. She is the patron saint of the archdiocese of Calcutta, and she shares being the patron of world Youth Day with Saint Pope John Paul II. Her most famous symbol the white and blue striped Sari that her convent is so well known for today.