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Baehr Conrad

1906 ~ 1997

Conrad Baehr was born September 10, 1906, in the Bronx, New York, to John and Hermine Baehr, who were German immigrants to the United States. His father was a postman, and had formerly been a member of a Presbyterian church...

Affiliation: The Christian Assembly  |  Locale: Taiwan

Stephen Livingston Baldwin

1835 ~ 1902

Missionary of the Methodist Episcopal Church (North) (MECN) to China.

Affiliation: American Methodist Episcopal Mission  |  Locale: Fuzhou

Dyer Ball

1796 ~ 1866

American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions medical missionary to China.

Affiliation: American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions  |  Locales: Singapore, Guangdong

Frederick William Baller

1852 ~ 1922

British missionary, educator, and translator in China.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locales: Anhui, Jiangsu

Margaret Barber

1865 ~ 1930

British missionary educator in China.

Affiliation: Independent Missionary  |  Locale: Fuzhou

Thomas Barclay

1849 ~ 1935

Scottish missionary scholar in Taiwan.

Affiliation: English Presbyterian Mission  |  Locale: Taiwan

Henry Cornelius Bartel

1873 ~ 1965

Founder of two Mennonite missions in China and facilitator for the development of other Mennonite mission programs.

Affiliation: China Mennonite Mission Society  |  Locales: Shandong, Sichuan

Paul Henry Bartel

1904 ~ 2001

Preacher, teacher, educator, and trainer of Chinese church leaders

Affiliation: Christian and Missionary Alliance  |  Locales: Sichuan, Hong KongUnited States

James Whitford Bashford

1848 ~ 1919

Methodist bishop in China.

Affiliation: American Methodist Episcopal Mission  |  Locale: Fuzhou

Miner Searle Bates

1897 ~ 1978

American missionary in China and missiologist.

Affiliation: United Christian Missionary Society  |  Locale: Nanjing

Harlan Page Beach

1854 ~ 1933

American missiologist.

Affiliation: American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions  |  Locale: Hebei

Robert Pierce Beaver

1906 ~ 1987

American missiologist.

Affiliation: Evangelical and Reformed Church  |  Locale: Hunan

W. Malprus Belcher

1864 ~ 1929

English missionary who worked in Liangzhou, Gansu for 40 years.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locale: Gansu

Lemuel Nelson Bell

1894 ~ 1973

Medical missionary; editor; missions advocate

Affiliation: American Southern Presbyterian Church  |  Locale: Jiangsu

Virginia Leftwich Bell

1892 ~ 1974

Wife of Southern Presbyterian missionary L. Nelson Bell

Affiliation: American Southern Presbyterian Mission  |  Locale: Jiangsu

Xavier Berkeley

1861 ~ 1944

Catholic missionary in China.

Affiliation: House of Mercy  |  Locales: Jiangxi, Ningbo

Henri Bernard-Maitre

1889 ~ 1975

Missionary and historian of Jesuit missions in China.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Locale: Tianjin

Lawrence Bianchi

1899 ~ 1983

Second bishop of Hong Kong Catholic Diocese (1951-69).

Affiliation: Roman Catholic Church  |  Locale: Hong Kong

Iakinf Bichurin

1777 ~ 1853

Outstanding Russian sinologist and corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Affiliation: Russian Orthodox Church  |  Locale: Beijing

Miss Dorothy Jean Bidlake

1899 ~ 1929

American female missionary who sacrificed her youth to serve famine victims in Gansu.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locale: Gansu

Folke Anders Adrian Boberg

1896 ~ 1987

Swedish Missionary in Mongolia.

Affiliation: Swedish Pentecostal Church  |  Locale: Inner Mongolia

William Jones Boone, Sr.

1811 ~ 1864

First American Episcopal missionary bishop in China.

Affiliation: American Protestant Episcopal Mission  |  Locale: Shanghai

Rudolf Alfred Bosshardt

1897 ~ 1993

Life-long CIM missionary to China.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locales: Guizhou, LaosEngland

Joachim Bouvet

1656 ~ 1973

Jesuit mathematician and missionary in China.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Locale: Shanghai

Elijah Coleman Bridgman

1801 ~ 1861

First American missionary to China.

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

Eliza Jane Gillett Bridgman

1805 ~ 1871

Pioneer educational missionary in China.

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

Fletcher Sims Brockman

1867 ~ 1944

Missionary and YMCA executive in China and the United States.

Affiliation: Young Men's Christian Association  |  Locales: Shanghai, United States

Lillian Bromiley

1917 ~ 1971

A teacher and evangelist who spent most of her life working with Chinese communities in Malaysia.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locales: China, Malaysia

Anthony James Broomhall

1911 ~ 1994

Physician, pioneer missionary, and historian.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locales: Yunnan, ThailandPhilippines

Benjamin Broomhall

1911 ~ 1994

British mission advocate, administrator, and author.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locales: Yunnan, ThailandPhilippines

Marshall Broomhall

1829 ~ 1911

English missionary writer and editor.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locale: United Kingdom

Frank Augustus Brown

1876 ~ 1967

Early Years During thirty-eight years of ministry in China, Brown planted churches, trained leaders, promoted the full indigenization of the Chinese church, and engaged in emergency relief and medical work. Francis Augustus Brown was born on a farm in Prince...

Affiliation: Southern Presbyterian Mission  |  Locale: Jiangsu

Samuel Robbins Brown

1810 ~ 1880

American missionary to China.

Affiliation: American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions  |  Locales: Macau, Hong Kong

Lodovico Buglio

1606 ~ 1682

Jesuit missionary in China.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Locales: Sichuan, Beijing

John S. Burdon

1826 ~ 1907

Missionary of the Church Missionary Society for Africa and the East.

Affiliation: Church Missionary Society  |  Locales: Shanghai, Beijing

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