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Fujian Province

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Fujian is one of the provinces on the southeast coast of China. Fujian borders Zhejiang to the north, Jiangxi to the west, and Guangdong to the south. Taiwan lies to the east, across the Taiwan Strait.

Cities in Fujian

Sibu

c.1840-50

Early Chinese Evangelist

Affiliation: English Presbyterian

Giulio Aleni

1582 ~ 1647

Jesuit missionary in China.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Other Locales:

Francisco de Capillas

1607 ~ 1648

Christian protomartyr of China.

Affiliation: Dominican Order  |  Other Locales:

Emmanuel Diaz

1574 ~ 1659

Portuguese Jesuit missionary to China in the late Ming period.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Other Locales:

Carstairs Douglas

1839 ~ 1877

Scottish Presbyterian missionary in China.

Affiliation: English Presbyterian Mission

Jean-Francois Foucquet

1665 ~ 1741

Jesuit missionary in China.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Other Locales:

James Curtis Hepburn

1815 ~ 1911

Missionary to China and Japan.

Affiliation: American Presbyterian Mission  |  Other Locales:

James Johnston

1819 ~ 1905

Early English Presbyterian Missionary

Affiliation: English Presbyterian Mission  |  Other Locales:

Walter Henry Judd

1898 ~ 1994

Medical missionary to China.

Affiliation: American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions  |  Other Locales:

Rudolf Lechler

1824 ~ 1908

Leader of the Basel Mission in China.

Affiliation: Basel Mission

Robert Samuel Maclay

1824 ~ 1907

American Methodist missionary in China and Japan.

Affiliation: American Methodist Episcopal Mission  |  Other Locales:

Charles Maigrot

1652 ~ 1730

French Roman Catholic mission administrator in China.

Affiliation: Paris Foreign Mission Society

Elsie Marshall

1869 ~ 1895

Of the 11 missionaries and children who were killed in Gutian in 1895, perhaps none was remembered so fondly as the young English rose Elsie Marshall. Her short life of just 24 years had touched so many that a biography titled For His Sake was written soon after her martyrdom.

Affiliation: Zenana Missionary Society

Juan Bautista de Morales

1597 ~ 1664

Dominican missionary in China who challenged "superstitious" rites performed by new converts.

Affiliation: Dominican Order

Domingo Fernandez de Navarrete

1618 ~ 1686

Dominican archbishop, missionary, and controversialist.

Affiliation: Dominican Order

Francois Pallu

1626 ~ 1684

Cofounder of the Missions Etrangeres de Paris (Paris Foreign Mission Society) and mission administrator in China and Southeast Asia.

Affiliation: Paris Foreign Mission Society  |  Other Locales:

Song Shangjie

1901 ~ 1944

Chinese revivalist, evangelist, and author. Sung's fearless and tireless ministry in China and Southeast Asia has resulted in thousands of conversions as well as revival in the life of churches he visited.

Affiliations: Chinese Methodist Church , Bethel Worldwide Evangelistic Band

F. Olin and Esther Stockwell

1900 ~ 1992

American Missionaries to China and Singapore devoted to training Christian leaders for Southeast Asian churches.

Affiliation: Methodist Church  |  Other Locales:

Alexander Stronach

1800 ~ 1879

LMS missionary involved in printing, education, and evangelism.

Affiliation: London Missionary Society  |  Other Locales:

John Stronach

1810 ~ 1888

Missionary in China and Bible translator of the London Missionary Society.

Affiliation: London Missionary Society  |  Other Locales:

Un Hese

1850

The first female baptized by English Presbyterian mission in Fujian Province.

Affiliation: English Presbyterian

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