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Guangdong, sometimes "Canton Province", is a province on the south coast of the People's Republic of China.

Cities in Guangdong

Dyer Ball

1796 ~ 1866

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

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

Che Jinguang

1800 ~ 1861

The first recorded Chinese Protestant martyr.

Affiliation: London Missionary Society

Chen Mengnan

1840 ~ 1882

First Chinese Christian to advocate the idea of a self-governing church.

Affiliation: Chinese Alliance Church

Eleanor Chestnut

1868 ~ 1905

Medical missionary in China.

Affiliation: American Presbyterian Mission

Margaret Dryburgh

1890 ~ 1945

English Presbyterian missionary teacher in Swatow and Singapore.

Affiliation: English Presbyterian Mission  |  Other Locales:

Ernst Faber

1839 ~ 1899

Prolific German Protestant missionary and Confucian scholar.

Affiliations: Rhenish Missionary Society , General Evangelical Protestant Missionary Society  |  Other Locales:

Francis Xavier Ford

1892 ~ 1952

Maryknoll missionary and bishop in China.

Affiliation: Maryknoll

William Gauld

1840 ~ 1922

Medical missionary in Shantou.

Affiliation: English Presbyterian Mission  |  Other Locales:

Ferdinand Genähr

1823 ~ 1864

Missionary among the Cantonese.

Affiliations: Rhenish (Barmen) Mission , Chinese Christian Union

Karl Friedrich August Gutzlaff

1803 ~ 1851

First German Lutheran Missionary to China.

Affiliations: Netherlands Missionary Society , Chinese Evangelization Society  |  Other Locales:

Theodore Hamburg

1819 ~ 1854

Swedish missionary and translator among the Hakka.

Affiliation: Basel Mission  |  Other Locales:

Hong Xiuquan

1814 ~ 1864

Chinese revolutionary leader and "Heavenly King" of the Taiping Rebellion.

Affiliation: Taiping Tianguo  |  Other Locales:

Liang Fa

1789 ~ 1855

First ordained Chinese Protestant evangelist/pastor.

Affiliation: London Missionary Society

Wilhelm Lobscheid

1822 ~ 1893

German missionary, doctor, and printer in Hong Kong and Guangdong.

Affiliations: Rhenish (Barmen) Mission to China , Chinese Evangelization Society  |  Other Locales:

Lu Haodong

1868 ~ 1895

Chinese Christian and anti-Qing revolutionary.

Robert Neuman

1823 ~ 1890

Missionary to China

Affiliations: Berlin Missionary Society , Chinese Christian Union  |  Other Locales:

Peter Parker

1804 ~ 1888

Pioneer medical missionary in China.

Affiliation: American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions

Francois de Rougemont

1624 ~ 1676

Jesuit missionary in China.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Other Locales:

Michele Ruggieri

1543 ~ 1607

Jesuit pioneer missionary in China.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Other Locales:

Sun Yat-sen

1866 ~ 1925

Chinese Christian revolutionary and leader of the Kuomintang.

Affiliation: Kuomintang

Ph. Winnes

German missionary.

Affiliation: Basel German Evangelical Society  |  Other Locales:

Wu Yik-wan Story in process; contributions from readers are welcome.

Pastor and secretary for Guangdong youth work for the Church of Christ in China.

Affiliation: Church of Christ in China  |  Other Locales:

Xie Fuya

1892 ~ 1991

Chinese Christian scholar and writer.

Affiliation: Young Men's Christian Association  |  Other Locales:

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