Alexander Wylie (missionary) Alexander Wylie (Traditional Chinese: 偉烈亞力, Simplified Chinese: 伟烈亚力) (April 6, 1815 – February 10, 1887), British Protestant Christian missionary to China.
Alfred James Broomhall Alfred James Broomhall (6 December 1911 – 11 May 1994), also A. J. Broomhall, was a British Protestant Christian medical missionary to China, and author and historian of the China Inland Mission (renamed as Overseas Missionary Fellowship, OMF International in 1964 and based in...
Alopen Alopen (pinyin: Āluóběn) (also "Aleben", "Aluoben", "Olopen," "Olopan," or "Olopuen") is the first recorded Christian missionary to have reached China, during the Tang Dynasty.
Angelo Zottoli Angelo Zottoli was an Italian Catholic priest and missionary in China and a sinologist.
Anna Mässrur Anna Nyström-Mässrur (9 December 1849-December 1913) Her health had been weakened during a cholera epidemic in Persia in 1892.
Anna Seward Pruitt Anna (Seward) Pruitt (1862–1948), was born in Tallmadge, Ohio, on May 16, 1862, the daughter of John Woodhouse and Urania (Ashley) Seward.
Anna Sofie Jakobsen Anna Sofie Jakobsen, also named Anna Cheng, was a Norwegian missionary to China belonging to the Evangelical Lutheran Free Church and later with the China Inland Mission.
Annie Royle Taylor Annie Royle Taylor (7 October 1855 – 9 September 1922) was an English explorer and Evangelical missionary to China.
Archibald Edward Glover Archibald Edward Glover (1859-1954) was a British Protestant Christian missionary in China.
Arthur G. Nicholls Dr. Arthur G. Nicholls, (Chinese name 郭秀峰 Guō Xiùfēng), was an Australian medical missionary of British nationality to the Miao people of Yunnan Province in China.
Arthur Glasser Arthur F. Glasser (September 10, 1914 – December 8, 2009) was a missiologist and missionary who taught at Fuller Theological Seminary, last serving as Dean Emeritus of the School of Interc...
Arthur Henderson Smith Arthur Henderson Smith (July 18, 1845 – August 31, 1932) (Chinese name 明恩溥 Ming Enpu) was a missionary of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions famous for spending 54 years as...
Arthur Judson Brown Arthur Judson Brown (December 3, 1856 – January 11, 1963) was an influential American clergyman, missionary and prolific author.
Arthur Moule Arthur Evans Moule (1836–1918) was an English missionary to China.
Arthur T. F. Reynolds Arthur Reynolds (1909-2001) was a British Protestant Christian missionary in China (1933-1951) and Japan (1952-1970) under the auspices of the China Inland Mission, which later became the Overse...
Arthur W. Hummel, Sr. Arthur William Hummel, Sr. (March 6, 1884 – March 10, 1975) was an American Christian missionary to China, noted Sinologist and father of Arthur W. Hummel, Jr., a career diplomat and U.S. ...
August William Edwins August William Edwins (August 12, 1871 – July 2, 1942) was the American founder of the Augustana Evangelical Lutheran Church mission in the Xuchang, Henan, China August William Edwins was ...
Benjamin Broomhall Benjamin Broomhall (15 August 1829 – 29 May 1911) was a British advocate of foreign missions, administrator of the China Inland Mission, and author.
Benjamin Hobson Benjamin Hobson (1816-1873) was a Protestant Christian missionary who served with the London Missionary Society during the late Qing Dynasty China.
Bernt Berntsen Bernt Berntsen (Chinese: 賁德新, January 1, 1863 – October 16, 1933), also known as Brother B. Berntsen, was a Norwegian-American Protestant Christian missionary to China.
Bettis Garside Bettis Alston Garside (November 22, 1894 - August 1, 1989), better known during his life as B.A. Garside, was an author, an executive for several philanthropic organizations focused on Chi...
Caleb Cook Baldwin Caleb Cook Baldwin (1820 - July 20, 1911; Chinese: 摩憐 or 摩嘉立; Pinyin: Mólián, Mó Jiālì; Foochow Romanized: Mò̤-lèng, Mò̤ Gă-lĭk) was one of the first Presbyterian missionaries to...
Calvin Wilson Mateer Calvin Wilson Mateer was a missionary to China with the American Presbyterian Mission.
Calvin Wilson Matteer Calvin Wilson Matteer was a missionary to China with the American Presbyterian Mission.
Carl Joseph Fast Carl Joseph Fast ((also written as 法士) Foochow Romanized: Huák-sê̤ṳ; 1822 – November 13, 1850) was the second Swedish missionary sent to China and the first Protestant miss...
Carstairs Douglas Carstairs Douglas was a Scottish missionary, remembered chiefly for his writings concerning the Southern Min language of Fujian, in particular his Chinese–English Dictionary of the Vernacular ...
Cecil Polhill Cecil Henry Polhill, formerly Cecil Henry Polhill-Turner, was an English missionary.
Channing Moore Williams Channing Moore Williams, (17 July 1829 – 2 December 1910) was an Episcopal Church missionary, later appointed Bishop, to China and Japan.
Charles Hartwell Rev. Charles Hartwell (; Pinyin: Xià Chálǐ; Foochow Romanized: Hâ Chák-lī; December 19, 1825 - January 30, 1905) was an American Board missionary to Foochow, China in the second half of ...
Charles Henry Judd Charles Henry Judd (1842 – 23 October 1919) was a British Protestant missionary to China with the China Inland Mission.
Charles Studd Charles Thomas Studd, often known as C. T. Studd (2 December 1860–16 July 1931, Ibambi, Belgian Congo), was a British cricketer and missionary.
China Centenary Missionary Conference The China Centenary Missionary Conference, held in 1907 in Shanghai, China commemorated 100 years of Protestant missionary work in China and debated future courses of action.
Chinese Characteristics Chinese Characteristics is a book by U.S. Christian missionary Arthur Henderson Smith, published in 1890 in the Qing Empire, and four years later in the U.S.A.
Corydon M. Wassell Corydon McAlmont Wassell (July 4, 1884 – May 12, 1958) was a former United States Navy physician.
Courtenay Hughes Fenn Courtenay Hughes Fenn, or C. H. Fenn, (April 11, 1866–1927) was an American Presbyterian missionary to China, and compiler of The Five Thousand Dictionary, a widely used basic Chinese-...
Dauphin William Osgood Dauphin William Osgood (Chinese: 柯為梁 or 柯為良; Pinyin: Kē Wéiliáng; Foochow Romanized: Kŏ̤ Ùi-liòng; November 5, 1845—August 17, 1880) was an American Board medical missionary to China.
David Abeel David Abeel (June 12, 1804 – September 4, 1846) was a missionary of the Dutch Reformed Church with the American Reformed Mission.
David Crockett Graham David Crockett Graham (葛維漢, Ge Weihan), D.Sc., Ph.D., B.D., F.R.G.S. (21 March 1884 – 15 September 1961) was a polymath American Baptist minister and missionary, educator, author, archeolo...
David Howard Adeney David Howard Adeney was a British Protestant Christian missionary and university evangelist in China and East Asia.
Dick Hillis Charles Richard "Dick" Hillis (1913–2005) was an American Protestant Christian missionary to China, author and founder of "Formosa Crusades", later "Orient Crusades", now "One Challenge Internat...
Divie Bethune McCartee Divie Bethune McCartee was an American Protestant Christian medical missionary, educator and U.S. diplomat in China and Japan, first appointed by the American Presbyterian Mission in 1843.
Dixon Edward Hoste Dixon Edward Hoste (23 July 1861 – 11 May 1946) was a British Protestant Christian missionary to China and the longest lived of the Cambridge Seven and successor to James Hudson Taylor as Genera...
Dr. Ethel Margaret Phillips Dr. Ethel Margaret Phillips (1876-1951) was a medical missionary who worked in China for approximately 43 years.
Elizabeth Fisher Brewster Elizabeth Fisher Brewster (Chinese: 蒲星氏; 1862 - March 17, 1955) was an American Methodist missionary to China for 65 years, and was known in China as "the Shepherdess Mother of Hinghwa.
Emil Fischbacher Emil Fischbacher 巴醫生 (9 August 1903 - 27 May 1933) was a Scottish Protestant Christian missionary to Xinjiang.
Emily Blatchley Emily Blatchley (c. 1842 – July 26, 1874) was a British Protestant Christian missionary to China with the China Inland Mission.
Emily Susan Hartwell Emily Susan Hartwell (Chinese: 夏咏美; Pinyin: Xià Yǒngměi; Foochow Romanized: Hâ Īng-mī; April 16, 1859 - October 2, 1951) was a Congregational Christian educational missionary and philanthropist in Foochow, China under the American Board of Foreign Missions.
Erastus Wentworth Erastus Wentworth (; Pinyin: Wànwéi; Foochow Romanized: Uâng-ùi; August 5, 1813 - May 26, 1886) was an educator, a Methodist Episcopal minister, and a missionary to Foochow, China.
Eric Liddell Eric Henry Liddell (16 January 1902 – 21 February 1945) was a Scottish athlete, rugby union international player, and missionary.
Ernst Johann Eitel Ernst Johann Eitel or alternatively Ernest John Eitel (13 February 1838-1908) was a German Protestant missionary to China born in Württemberg, Germany.
Ethel Margaret Phillips Dr. Ethel Margaret Phillips (1876-1951) was a medical missionary who worked in China for approximately 43 years.
Evan Bryant Evan Bryant was a Protestant Christian missionary who served with the London Missionary Society during the late Qing Dynasty China.
Evangeline Frances "Eva" French Evangeline Frances "Eva" French 馮貴珠 (Alternative name: Feng Guizhu 馮貴珠) (1869-8 July 1960) was a British Protestant Christian missionary in China.
Evangeline French Evangeline Frances "Eva" French 馮貴珠 was a British Protestant Christian missionary in China.
Ferdinand Hamer Ferdinandus Hubertus Hamer C.I.C.M. (born 21 August 1840 in Nijmegen, Netherlands, died 23 July 1900 in To Tsjeng, Inner Mongolia, China) was a Catholic missionary to China and bishop who was ki...
Fighting Angel Fighting Angel: Portrait of a Soul (1936) is a memoir, sometimes called a "creative non-fiction novel," written by Pearl S. Buck about her father, Absalom Sydenstricker (1852–1931) as a comp...
Florence Young Florence Selina Harriet Young (10 October 1856 - 28 May 1940) was a New Zealand-born missionary who established the Queensland Kanaka Mission in order to convert blackbirded labourers in Queensl...
Francesca French Francesca Law French 馮貴石 (alternative name: Feng Guishi 馮貴石), (12 December 1871-2 August 1960) was a British Protestant Christian missionary in China.
Francesca Law French Francesca Law French 馮貴石 (alternative name: Feng Guishi 馮貴石), (12 December 1871-2 August 1960) was a British Protestant Christian missionary in China.
Francis Wilson Price Francis Wilson Price, sometimes known as Frank W. Price (1895-1974) was a missionary of the Presbyterian Church in the United States in China.
Frank Buchman Franklin Nathaniel Daniel Buchman (June 4, 1878 – August 7, 1961), best known as Dr. or Rev.
Frank N. D. Buchman Franklin Nathaniel Daniel Buchman was a Protestant Christian evangelist who founded the Oxford Group.
Frederick Foster Gough Frederick Foster Gough (bapt. 7 February 1825; died 1 June 1889) was a Protestant Christian missionary who served with the Church Missionary Society during the late Qing Dynasty in China.
Frederick Howard Taylor Frederick Howard Taylor a.k.a. F. Howard Taylor (25 November 1862 – 15 August 1946), was a British pioneer Protestant Christian missionary to China, author, speaker and second son of...
Frederick W. Baller Frederick William Baller (November 21, 1852 – August 12, 1922) was a British Protestant Christian missionary to China, Chinese linguist, translator, educator and sinologist.
Gaspar da Cruz Gaspar da Cruz (c. 1520 – 5 February 1570; sometimes also known under an Hispanized version of his name, Gaspar de la Cruz) was a Portuguese Dominican friar born in Évora, who traveled to Asia and wrote one of the first detailed European accounts about China.
Geoffrey Bull Geoffrey Taylor Bull (1921–1999) was a Scottish Christian missionary and author.
George Ashmore Fitch George Ashmore Fitch (1883–1979) was an American Protestant missionary in China, the Young Men's Christian Association, Nanking Safety Zone International Committee Administrative Director, and t...
George Carleton Lacy George Carleton Lacy (Chinese: 力宣德; Pinyin: Lì Xuāndé; Foochow Romanized: Lĭk Sŏng-dáik; December 28, 1888 - December 11, 1951) was an American Methodist missionary and the last Methodis...
George E. Metcalf George Edgar ‘Eddie’ Metcalf, Chinese name 王懷仁 Wáng Huáirén, (Birmingham, 1879-Melbourne, 1956) was a British Protestant missionary serving in China with the China Inland Mission and credited wi...
George Evans Moule George Evans Moule (January 28, 1828, Gillingham, Dorset – March 3, 1912, Auckland Castle) was an Anglican missionary in China and the first Anglican bishop of mid-China.
George Moule George Evans Moule (January 28, 1828, Gillingham, Dorset – March 3, 1912, Auckland Castle) was an Anglican missionary in China and the first Anglican bishop of mid-China.
George S. Benson George Stuart Benson (September 26, 1898, Dewey County, Oklahoma – December 15, 1991, Searcy, Arkansas) was a missionary to China, 1925–36; founder and principal, Canton Bible School, 1933–1936;...
George Smith (bishop) George Smith (Chinese: 施美夫; 19 June 1815 – 14 December 1871) was a missionary in China and the Anglican bishop of Victoria (Hong Kong) from 1849 to 1865, the first of this newly established diocese.
George Stott George Stott was a British Protestant Christian missionary to China with the newly formed China Inland Mission.
George W. Hunter (missionary) George W. Hunter MBE (Chinese name: 胡进洁) (31 July 1862 - 20 December 1946) was a Scottish Protestant Christian missionary in China and Turkestan.
Geraldine Taylor Mary Geraldine Guinness (金樂婷; 25 December 1865 – 6 June 1949), often known as Mrs. Howard Taylor, was a British Protestant Christian missionary to China, and author of many missionar...
Gershom Whitfield Guinness Gershom Whitfield Guinness (April 25, 1869, Paris, France — 1927) was a Protestant missionary in China, where he also was a practicing medical doctor and a writer.
Gladstone Porteous Gladstone Charles Fletcher Porteous, Chinese name 张尔昌 Zhāng Ěrchāng (1874–1944) was an Australian missionary to China who served with the China Inland Mission from 1904 and became Superint...
Gladys Aylward Gladys May Aylward (24 February 1902 – 3 January 1970) was a British evangelical Christian missionary to China, whose story was told in the book, The Small Woman, by Alan Burgess, published ...
Grace Dyer Taylor Grace Dyer Taylor (31 July 1859 – 23 August 1867) was the eldest surviving daughter of James Hudson Taylor and Maria Jane Dyer, Christian missionaries to China.
Griffith John Griffith John （Chinese name 杨格非） (14 December 1831 – 25 July 1912) was a Welsh Christian missionary and translator in China.
Gustaf Adolf Arell Gustaf Adolf Arell (26 May 1886 – ??) was a Swedish missionary and linguist.
Gustaf Ahlbert Gustaf Ahlbert (26 January 1884 – 1943) was a Swedish missionary and linguist.
H. A. Baker Harold Armstrong Baker (1881–1971), known as H.A. Baker, was an American author and Pentecostal missionary to Tibet from 1911 to 1919, to China from 1919 to 1950, when forced to leav...
Hampden Coit DuBose Hampden Coit DuBose (30 September 1845, Darlington, South Carolina - 22 March 1910, Suzhou) was a Presbyterian missionary in China with the American Presbyterian Mission (South) and founder of t...
Harlan Page Beach Harlan Page Beach (1854 – March 4, 1933) was an American missionary, brother of David Nelson Beach.
Harold Balme Harold Balme was a British medical missionary to China.
Hedley Bunton Hedley Percival Bunton (1906–1997) was a missionary in China and a Minister in the Congregational Church in Australia.
Helena Rosa Wright Helena Rosa Wright (née Lowenfeld) (17 September 1887 – 21 March 1982) was a British-born pioneer and influential figure in birth control and family planning both in the Britain and internationally.
Henry W. Luce Henry Winters Luce (1868 in Scranton, Pennsylvania - 1941) was an American missionary and educator in China.
Herbert Hudson Taylor Herbert Hudson Taylor (3 April 1861 – 6 June 1950), British Protestant Christian missionary to China, author, speaker and eldest son of James Hudson Taylor, founder of the China Inland Mis...
Hiram Harrison Lowry Hiram Harrison Lowry was an educator, Methodist clergyman and college president of China.
Hudson Taylor James Hudson Taylor (21 May 1832 – 3 June 1905) was a British Protestant Christian missionary to China and founder of the China Inland Mission (CIM) (now OMF International).
Hunter Corbett Hunter Corbett D.D. (郭显德; December 8, 1835 – January 7, 1920) was a pioneer American missionary to Yantai, Shandong China, he served with the American Presbyterian Mission.
Isaac William Wiley Isaac William Wiley (Pinyin: Huáilǐ; Foochow Romanized: Huài-lā̤; 29 March 1825 – 22 November 1884) was an American who distinguished himself as a physician, a Methodist missionary to Ch...
Isobel Miller Kuhn Isobel Selina Miller Kuhn, born Isobel Selina Miller, aka, "Belle" (December 17, 1901 – March 20, 1957), was a Canadian Christian missionary to the Lisu people of Yunnan Province, Ch...
James Gareth Endicott James Gareth Endicott (1898–1993) was a Canadian clergyman, Christian missionary and socialist.
James Gilmour (missionary) James Gilmour (Chinese:景雅各) (12 June 1843-21 May 1891) was a Scottish Protestant Christian missionary in China and Mongolia.
James Laidlaw Maxwell, Junior James Laidlaw Maxwell, Junior (1876 – 12 August 1951) was a pioneering modern English Presbyterian medical missionary to Taiwan and China.
James Legge James Legge (Chinese: 理雅各; December 20, 1815 – November 29, 1897) was a noted Scottish sinologist, a Scottish Congregationalist, representative of the London Missionary Society in Malacca a...
James O. Fraser James Outram Fraser (Chinese 富能仁) (1886–1938) was a British Protestant Christian missionary to China with the China Inland Mission.
James Simester James Simester was an American Methodist missionary and educator to Foochow, China.
James Whitford Bashford James Whitford Bashford (Pinyin: Bó Xīfú; Foochow Romanized: Báik Sék-hók; May 29, 1849 - March 18, 1919) was a bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the USA and the first bishop o...
Jean White The Rev Elder Jean White (died 8 November 2010) was the founding pastor within the Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) in London.
Jennie Faulding Taylor Jane Elizabeth "Jennie" Faulding Taylor, was a British Protestant missionary to China with the China Inland Mission.
Johannes Avetaranian Johannes Avetaranian (June 30, 1861 – December 11, 1919), born Mehmet Şükri, according to his autobiography a Turkish descendent of Prophet Muhammad, was originally a mullah in Turkey who co...
John Birch (missionary) John Morrison Birch (May 8, 1918 – August 25, 1945) was an American military intelligence officer and a Baptist missionary in World War II, who was killed during a confrontation with suppor...
John Burdon (bishop) John Shaw Burdon (18265January 1907) was a British Christian missionary to China with the Church Mission Society who in time became a bishop.
John Chalmers (missionary) John Chalmers was a Protestant Christian missionary who served with the London Missionary Society and during the late Qing Dynasty China.
John Dudgeon John Dudgeon was a Scottish physician who spent nearly 40 years in China as a doctor, surgeon, translator, and medical missionary.
John Edwin Cardwell John Edwin Cardwell (1830–1918) was a British Protestant Christian missionary in China.
John Elias Williams John Elias Williams was a missionary to China, he served with the American Presbyterian Mission for 28 years.
John Fullerton Cleland John Fullerton Cleland was a Protestant Christian missionary who served with the London Missionary Society during the late Qing Dynasty China.
John Glasgow Kerr John Glasgow Kerr was a Presbyterian medical missionary to China with the American Presbyterian Mission.
John Holden The Rt. Rev. John Holden was a missionary of the Anglican Church.
John Ince (missionary) John Ince was an early British Protestant Christian missionary to the Chinese at Penang and Malacca with the London Missionary Society.
John Kenneth MacKenzie John Kenneth MacKenzie (August 25, 1850 – April 1, 1888) was an English medical missionary to China.
John Leighton Stuart John Leighton Stuart (Pinyin: Sītú Léidēng; June 24, 1876 – 1962) was the first President of Yenching University and later United States ambassador to China; he was the last person to ...
John Livingstone Nevius John Livingston Nevius (4 March 1829 – 19 October 1893) was, for forty years, a pioneering American Protestant missionary in China, appointed by the American Presbyterian Mission; his miss...
John Lossing Buck John Lossing Buck (1890–1975) was an American agricultural economist specializing in the rural economy of China.
John Magee (missionary) John Gillespie Magee (1884 – 1953) was an American Episcopal priest, best known for his work in Nanking as a missionary, and for the films and pictures he took during the Nanking Massacre.
John Preston Maxwell John Preston Maxwell, son of James Laidlaw Maxwell, was a Presbyterian obstetric missionary to China.
John Robert Morrison John Robert Morrison was the second son and third child of Robert Morrison's marriage to Mary Morton.
John Shaw Burdon John Shaw Burdon (; 1826–January 5, 1907) was a British Christian missionary to China with the Church Mission Society.
John Stronach John Stronach (1810-?), younger brother of Alexander Stronach, was a Protestant Christian missionary who served with the London Missionary Society during the late Qing Dynasty China.
John Van Nest Talmage John Van Nest Talmage (18 August 1819 – 19 August 1892), was a Protestant Christian missionary to Amoy, China.
John W. Gowdy John W. Gowdy (Chinese: 高智約翰; Pinyin: Gāozhì Yuēhàn; Foochow Romanized: Gŏ̤-dé Iók-hâng; 7 December 1869 - 1963) was a Scottish American Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church and The ...
Jonathan Goforth Jonathan Goforth (顧約拿單, February 10, 1859 – October 8, 1936) was the first Canadian Presbyterian missionary to China with the Canadian Presbyterian Mission, with his wife, Rosalind (Bell-Smith) ...
Josef Mässrur Josef Mässrur (born Ghäsim Khan) (also sometimes spelled Josef Messrur) was a Christian Persian missionary to Chinese Turkestan with the Mission Union of Sweden.
Joseph Edkins Joseph Edkins (19 December 1823 – 23 April 1905) was a British Protestant missionary who spent 57 years in China, 30 of them in Beijing.
Joseph Schereschewsky Samuel Isaac Joseph Schereschewsky; (6 May 1831 – 15 October 1906) was an Anglican Bishop of Shanghai, China, from 1877 to 1884.
Josiah Goddard Josiah Goddard (1813–1854) was an American Baptist missionary in China.
Judson Dwight Collins Rev. Judson Dwight Collins (; Pinyin: Kēlín; Foochow Romanized: Kŏ̤-lìng; February 12, 1823 - May 13, 1852) was the first Methodist missionary to China.
Justus Doolittle Justus Doolittle (Pinyin: Lú Gōngmíng; Foochow Romanized: Lù Gŭng-mìng; June 23, 1824 - June 15, 1880) was an American Board missionary to China.
Karl Gützlaff Karl Friedrich August Gützlaff (8 July 1803 – 9 August 1851), anglicised as Charles Gutzlaff, was a German missionary to the Far East, notable as one of the first Protestant missiona...
Katharine Bushnell Katharine Bushnell was a medical doctor, Christian writer, medical missionary to China, Bible scholar, and social activist. Of particular interest to her was the status of women in the Bible, believing it had been mistranslated and misinterpreted. She was a forerunner of feminist theology.
Keuh Agong Keuh Agong or Kew Ah Gung, Kew A-Gang, Wat Ngong, Wat Angong or simply Agong (1785–1867) was a Chinese Protestant Christian evangelist and author from Guangzhou, Guangdong Province.
L. Nelson Bell Lemuel Nelson Bell (July 30, 1894 – August 2, 1973) was a medical missionary in China and the father-in-law of famous evangelist Billy Graham.
Lammermuir Party The Lammermuir Party was a British group of Protestant missionaries who traveled to China in 1866 aboard the tea clipper Lammermuir, accompanied by James Hudson Taylor, the founder of the Ch...
Langdon Brown Gilkey Langdon Brown Gilkey (February 9, 1919 – November 19, 2004) was an American Protestant Ecumenical theologian.
Lars Erik Högberg Lars Erik Högberg (18 December 1858-1924) was a missionary and linguist in Russia and Chinese Turkestan (present day Xinjiang).
Lewis Hodous Lewis Hodous (Pinyin: Hé Lèyì; Foochow Romanized: Hò̤ Lŏk-ék; December 31, 1872 – August 9, 1949) was an American Board missionary to China, educator, Sinologist and Buddhologist.
Liang Fa Liang Fa was the first Chinese Protestant minister and evangelist.
Lottie Moon Charlotte Digges "Lottie" Moon (December 12, 1840 – December 24, 1912) was a Southern Baptist missionary to China with the Foreign Mission Board who spent nearly forty years (1873–1912) li...
Maria Jane Taylor Maria Jane Dyer (16 January 1837 – 23 July 1870) was a British Protestant Christian missionary to China, and "Mother" of the China Inland Mission with her husband, founder James Hudson Taylor.
Marshall Broomhall Marshall B. Broomhall (Chinese: 海恩波; 17 July 1866 – 24 October 1937), was a British Protestant Christian missionary to China with the China Inland Mission.
Mary Ann Aldersey Mary Ann Aldersey 艾迪綏 (24 June 1797 – 1868), the first Christian missionary woman (married or single) to serve in China.
Mary Elizabeth Wood Mary Elizabeth Wood (August 22, 1861 – May 1, 1931) was an American librarian and missionary, best known for her work in promoting Western librarianship practices and programs in China.
Mary Hannah Fulton Mary Hannah Fulton (31 May 1854-May 1927) was a medical missionary sent to South China by the Presbyterian Church.
Matthew Tyson Yates Matthew Tyson Yates was a Protestant Christian missionary who served with the American Southern Baptist Mission during the late Qing Dynasty in China.
Medical missions in China Medical missions in China by Protestant Christian physicians and surgeons of the 19th and early 20th centuries laid many foundations for modern medicine in China.
Michael Simpson Culbertson Michael Simpson Culbertson (January 18, 1819 – August 25, 1862) was an American Presbyterian clergyman, missionary to China, academic and author.
Mildred Cable Alice Mildred Cable 蓋群英 (21 February 1878-30 April 1952) was born in Guildford, she was a British Protestant Christian missionary in China, serving with the China Inland Mission.
Miles Justice Knowlton Miles Justice Knowlton was an American Baptist clergyman, missionary to China, academic and author.
Miner Searle Bates Miner Searle Bates (born 1897, Newark, Ohio; d.1978) was educated at numerous, prestigious institutions such as the University of Oxford, Yale University, and Hiram College.
Minnie Vautrin Wilhelmina (Minnie) Vautrin (September 27, 1886 – May 14, 1941) was an American missionary renowned for saving the lives of many women at the Ginling Girls College in Nanjing, China, during the...
Moses Clark White Moses Clark White was both an American Methodist pioneer missionary in China and a physician.
Murder of John and Betty Stam John Cornelius Stam (January 18, 1907 – December 8, 1934) and Elisabeth Alden Scott Stam, aka, "Betty" (February 22, 1906 – December 8, 1934) were American Christian missionaries to ...
Murders of John and Betty Stam John Cornelius Stam (January 18, 1907 – December 8, 1934) and Elisabeth Alden "Betty" Stam (née Scott; February 22, 1906 – December 8, 1934) were American Christian missionaries to China, ...
Nathan Sites Nathan Sites (Pinyin: Xuē Chéng'ēn; Foochow Romanized: Siék Sìng-ŏng; November 6, 1830 - February 10, 1895) was a 19th-century Methodist Episcopal missionary stationed at Foochow, China.
Nils Fredrik Höijer Nils Fredrik Höijer (1857-20 November 1925) was a Swedish missionary to Central Asia.
Nora Lam Nora Lam was a Chinese Protestant Christian minister to China, and founder of Nora Lam Ministries International.
Norman Howard Cliff Norman Howard Cliff (1925–2007) was a British Protestant Christian author who wrote about Christianity and the history of missionary work in China.
Oberlin Band (China) The Oberlin Band was a group of Christian missionaries in China from Oberlin College in Ohio.
Otis Gibson Rev. Dr. Otis Gibson was a Methodist pastor, best known for his missionary work to the Chinese.
Pearl S. Buck Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, also known by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhu, was an American writer and novelist. As the daughter of missionaries, Buck spent most of her life before 1934 in China.
Percy C. Mather Percy Cunningham Mather (9 December 1882-24 May 1933) was a pioneer British Protestant Christian missionary to China, the second China Inland Mission missionary to Xinjiang.
Peter Parker (physician) Peter Parker (June 18, 1804 – January 10, 1888) was an American physician and a missionary who introduced Western medical techniques into Qing Dynasty China.
Peter Torjesen Peter Torjesen was a Norwegian missionary to China with the China Inland Mission.
Priscilla Studd Priscilla "Scilla" Studd (before 1887–1929, née Priscilla Livingstone Stewart) was a Protestant Christian missionary and wife of Charles Studd.
Prosper Bernard Prosper Bernard, S.J. (in) (May 25, 1902 – March 18, 1943) was a Canadian Jesuit priest who was executed in China in 1943.
Prospero Intorcetta Prospero Intorcetta (1626, Piazza Armerina – 1696) was a Jesuit who was active in China in the 17th century.
Rachel O. Wingate Rachel Orde Wingate (ca. 1901 - 11 June 1953) was an English linguist and missionary to Xinjiang (Western China).
Randi Anda Randi Anda, née Friestad was a Norwegian politician for the Christian Democratic Party.
Raymond Aloysius Lane Raymond Aloysius Lane, M.M. (January 2, 1894—July 31, 1974) was an American Roman Catholic missionary.
Robert A. Jaffray Robert Alexander Jaffray was a missionary to China, Indonesia and several other countries, with the Christian & Missionary Alliance, who served as the founding principal of the Alliance Seminar...
Robert Baird McClure Robert Baird McClure, (November 23, 1900 – November 10, 1991) was a Canadian physician, medical missionary, and the 23rd Moderator of the United Church of Canada from 1968 to 1971.
Robert Jermain Thomas Robert Jermain Thomas (died c. 31 August 1866) was a Protestant Christian missionary who served with the London Missionary Society in late Qing Dynasty China and Korea.
Robert Morrison (missionary) Robert Morrison, FRS (5 January 1782 in Bullers Green, near Morpeth, Northumberland – 1 August 1834 in Canton) was an Anglo -Scottish evangelist and the first Christian Protestant missionary in ...
Robert Samuel Maclay Robert Samuel Maclay, D.D. (Pinyin: Mài Lìhé; Foochow Romanized: Măh Lé-huò; February 7, 1824 - August 18, 1907) was an American missionary who made pioneer contributions to the Methodist Episcopal missions in China, Japan and Korea.
Robert Warren Stewart Rev. Robert Warren Stewart (Pinyin: Shǐ Luòbó; Foochow Romanized: Sṳ̄ Lŏk-báik; 9 March 1850 – 1 August 1895) was an Irish missionary of the Church Missionary Society, L...
Roland Allen Roland Allen (December 29, 1868 – June 9, 1947) was an English missionary.
Rosalind Goforth Florence Rosalind Bell-Smith was a Presbyterian missionary, and author.
Rudolf Alfred Bosshardt Rudolf Alfred Bosshardt (1 January 1897 – 6 November 1993) was a British Protestant Christian missionary in China.
Rudolf Lechler Rudolf Christian Friedrich Lechler (26 July 1824 – 29 March 1908), was a German Protestant Christian missionary to China, and is one of early leaders of the Basel Mission evangelizing to the Hak...
Sally Wolfe Sarah “Sally” Christine Wolfe (25 December 1885 – 15 July 1975) was a medical missionary who served in China from 1915-1951, despite working amidst much political turmoil.
Samuel Dyer Samuel Dyer 台約爾 (20 February 1804 – 24 October 1843), was a British Protestant Christian missionary to China in the Congregationalist tradition, who worked among the Chinese in Malaysia.
Samuel Isaac Joseph Schereschewsky Samuel Isaac Joseph Schereschewsky,; (6 May 1831 – 15 October 1906), known in the Anglican Church as Joseph Schereschewsky, was an Anglican Bishop of Shanghai, China, from 1877-1884.
Samuel Robbins Brown Samuel Robbins Brown (16 June 1810-20 June 1880) was an American missionary to China and Japan with the Dutch Reformed Church.
Susanna Carson Rijnhart Susanna Carson Rijnhart, (1868-1908), better known as Susie Rijnhart or "Doctor Susie," was a Canadian medical doctor, Protestant missionary, and Tibetan explorer.
Tarleton Perry Crawford Tarleton Perry Crawford was a Baptist missionary to Shandong, China for 50 years with his wife.
The Exile (1936) The Exile (New York: John Day, 1936) is a memoir/biography, or work of creative non-fiction, written by Pearl S. Buck about her mother, Caroline Stulting Sydenstricker (1857–1921), describin...
Theo Sørensen Theodor August Christian Sørensen was a Norwegian missionary known for his work in Tibet.
Theodore Hamberg Theodore Hamberg, was a Swedish missionary and author active in China.
Thomas Barclay (missionary) Thomas Barclay (21 November 1849 – 5 October 1935) was a British missionary to Formosa (Taiwan) from 1875 until his death.
Thomas Beighton Thomas Beighton (25 December 1790 – 14 April 1844) was an English Protestant Christian missionary who served with the London Missionary Society to the Chinese people of Malaysia in the early nin...
Thomas J. Arnold Thomas J. Arnold was an English Protestant missionary to China in the late nineteenth century during the Qing Dynasty.
Thomas Richardson Colledge Thomas Richardson Colledge (1796 – 28 October 1879) was a Scottish surgeon with the East India Company at Guangzhou (Canton) who served part-time as the first medical missionary in China.
Thorstein Himle Thorstein Himle (born October 11, 1857 in Voss, died October 18, 1925 in Northfield, MN) was a Norwegian-born American missionary affiliated with the American Lutheran Hauge Synod Mission to China.
Timothy Richard Timothy Richard (1845–1919) was a Welsh Baptist missionary to China, who influenced the modernisation of China and the rise of the Chinese Republic.
Twain-Ament Indemnities Controversy The Twain–Ament indemnities controversy was a major cause célèbre in the United States of America in 1901 as a consequence of the published reactions of American humorist Mark Twain to repor...
Twain-Ament indemnities controversy The Twain–Ament indemnities controversy was a major cause célèbre in the United States of America in 1901 as a consequence of the published reactions of American humorist Mark Twain to repor...
Twain–Ament Indemnities Controversy The Twain–Ament indemnities controversy was a major cause célèbre in the United States of America in 1901 as a consequence of the published reactions of American humorist Mark Twain to repor...
W. S. Pakenham-Walsh William Sandford Pakenham-Walsh (Pinyin: Wàn Báwén; Foochow Romanized: Uâng Bĕk-ùng; 1868 – April 26, 1960) was a Christian clergyman, educationalist and writer, most famous for his work...
Walter Henry Medhurst Walter Henry Medhurst (29 April 1796 – 24 January 1857), was an English Congregationalist missionary to China, born in London and educated at St Paul's School.
Walter Judd Walter Henry Judd (September 25, 1898 – February 13, 1994), Chinese name is 周以德, was an American politician and physician, best known for his battle in Congress (1943–63) to define t...
Wang Laiquan Wang Laiquan or Wang Laijun (王来俊) (1835-) was a Chinese Protestant Christian pastor and missionary in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China in the late 19th century.
Wiley B. Glass Wiley B. Glass (1874 - November 14, 1967) was a Southern Baptist missionary in China with the North China Mission with his primary ministry being established in then Hwanghsien, China.
Willard Livingstone Beard Willard Livingstone Beard was an American missionary serving under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions in Foochow, China.
William Alexander Parsons Martin William Alexander Parsons Martin, also known as Ding Weiliang 丁韙良 (April 10, 1827 – December 17, 1916) was an American Presbyterian missionary to China and translator, famous for hav...
William Armstrong Russell William Armstrong Russell (1821–1879) was an Irish Protestant Christian missionary to China, and served as the Anglican Bishop of North China.
William Chalmers Burns William Chalmers Burns (宾惠廉, 1 April 1815 – 4 April 1868) was a Scottish Evangelist and Missionary to China with the English Presbyterian Mission who originated from Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire.
William Charles Milne William Milne (1785 – June 2, 1822) was the second Protestant missionary to China, after his colleague, Robert Morrison.
William Scott Ament William Scott Ament (Chinese Names: 梅子明 and 梅威良 Mei Wei Liang) (born 14 September 1851; died 6 January 1909 in San Francisco) was a missionary to China for the American Board of Commissioners fo...
William White (Bishop of Honan) The Rt Rev William Charles White , DD, FRCS was an Anglican missionary bishop to China and later an academic specializing in the study of that country.
Xavier Ehrenbert Fridelli Xavier Ehrenbert Fridelli (really Friedel) (11 March 1673 – 4 June 1743) was an Austrian Jesuit missionary and cartographer in China.
Xi Shengmo Xi Sheng Mo (席勝魔; c. 1836-1896) also known as Pastor Hsi, was a Chinese Christian leader.
Yangzhou riot The Yangzhou riot of August 22–23, 1868 was a brief crisis in Anglo-Chinese relations during the late Qing Dynasty.