On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu, known around the world as Mother Teresa, the Austrian Post Office is issuing a commemorative that in a way is to be seen as a sign of respect for this great woman.
Mother Teresa was born on 26 August 1910 in Üsküp in what was then the Ottoman Empire and is today Macedonia. She was brought up in a wealthy Catholic family to strict religious standards. As early as the age of 12, she decided that she would live for peace and betterment of humanity.
Title: 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Mother Teresa
Date of Issue: 26 August 2010
Denominations: 1.30 EUR