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David Abeel

1804 ~ 1846

Pioneer American missionary to China.

Affiliation: American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions  |  Locales: Guangzhou, Xiamen

David Howard Adeney

1911 ~ 1994

Missionary and university evangelist in China and East Asia.

Affiliations: China Inland Mission, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship  |  Locales: China, Singapore

Mary Ann Aldersey

1797 ~ 1868

Independent pioneer woman missionary in China.

Affiliation: Independent Missionary  |  Locale: Zhejiang

Giulio Aleni

1582 ~ 1647

Jesuit missionary in China.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Locales: Shanghai, ZhejiangFujian

Roland Allen

1868 ~ 1947

Missiologist and radical critic of the church.

Affiliation: Society for the Propagation of the Gospel  |  Locale: Beijing

Young John Allen

1836 ~ 1907

American missionary, educator, and translator in China.

Affiliation: American Southern Methodist Episcopal Mission  |  Locale: Shanghai

Alopen

7th Century

Persian Nestorian missionary to China.

Locale: Xian

Louis Ambrosi

1829 ~ 1867

Fourth prefect apostolic of the Hong Kong Catholic Church (1855-67).

Affiliation: Roman Catholic Church  |  Locale: Hong Kong

Jean Joseph Marie Amiot

1718 ~ 1793

Jesuit missionary and author at the court of the Chinese emperor.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Locale: Beijing

Alan S. Moore Anderson

1876 ~ 1959

English Presbyterian missionary to China, Malaysia, and Singapore.

Affiliation: English Presbyterian Mission  |  Locales: Xiamen, SingaporeMalaysia

David Gordon Anderson

1908 ~ 1939

Medical missionary of the China Inland Mission. Served at the Wilmay Memorial Hospital in Changzhi, Shanxi Province as an attending physician and hospital director. Died at a young age after contracting typhoid from a wounded soldier he treated.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locale: Shanxi

Mary Raleigh Anderson

1878 ~ 1982

Missionary teacher and Baptist spokespersons on mission education

Affiliation: American Southern Baptist  |  Locale: Canton

Sidney Anderson

1889 ~ 1978

Sid Anderson was an American Methodist missionary. He and his wife Olive spent more than forty years working in China, mainly in Shanghai and Hong Kong, where they made a major contribution to inner city ministry.

Affiliation: American Methodist  |  Locales: Shanghai, Hong Kong

Antonio de Andrade

1580 ~ 1634

Jesuit missionary in India and Tibet.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Locales: Tibet, Quanzhou

Andrew of Perugia

1270 ~ 1329

Franciscan missionary and bishop in China.

Affiliation: Order of Friars Minor  |  Locales: Beijing, Quanzhou

Johann Baptist von Anzer

1851 ~ 1903

Catholic missionary and bishop in China.

Affiliation: Society of the Divine Word  |  Locale: Shandong

Giovanni Aroccia

1566 ~ 1623

Portuguese Jesuit missionary who entered interior China in the late Ming Dynasty.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Locale: Jiangsu

William Ashmore

1824 ~ 1909

American Baptist missionary in China.

Affiliation: American Baptist Missionary Union  |  Locale: Shantou

Virginia Atkinson

1861 ~ 1941

Missionary educator.

Affiliation: American Southern Methodist  |  Locales: Shanghai, Suzhou

Gladys May Aylward

1902 ~ 1970

British missionary in China.

Affiliation: Independent Missionary  |  Locale: Shanxi

João Paulino de Azevedo e Castro

1852 ~ 1918

Bishop of Macau (1902-18) who guided the church through the fall of the Chinese Empire and World War I.

Affiliation: Roman Catholic Church  |  Locale: Macau

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