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Jiangsu is a province of the People's Republic of China, located along the east coast of the country. The name comes from jiang, short for the city of Jiangning (now Nanjing), and su, for the city of Suzhou.

Jiangsu borders Shandong in the north, Anhui to the west, and Zhejiang and Shanghai to the south. Jiangsu has a coastline of over one thousand kilometers along the Yellow Sea, and the Yangtze River passes through its southern parts.

Cities in Jiangsu

Giovanni Aroccia

1566 ~ 1623

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

Affiliation: Society of Jesus

Frederick William Baller

1852 ~ 1922

British missionary, educator, and translator in China.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Other Locales:

Lemuel Nelson Bell

1894 ~ 1973

Medical missionary; editor; missions advocate

Affiliation: American Southern Presbyterian Church

Virginia Leftwich Bell

1892 ~ 1974

Wife of Southern Presbyterian missionary L. Nelson Bell

Affiliation: American Southern Presbyterian Mission

Lazzaro Cattaneo

1560 ~ 1640

Jesuit missionary in China.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Other Locales:

Xaver-Ehrenbert Fridelli

1606 ~ 1682

Jesuit missionary in China.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Other Locales:

James Robert Graham III

1898 ~ 1982

American Presbyterian missionary in China and Taiwan.

Affiliation: American Presbyterian Mission  |  Other Locales:

Lydia Brown Hipps

1890 ~ 1925

American missionary who served at Ginling (Jinling) College as the head of the Music Department (1917-21); Acting Dean of Women and head of the Music Department of Shanghai College (1921-25).

Affiliation: Jinling College  |  Other Locales:

Huang Su’e

For forty years, an inspiring teacher and leader of church-work among women in Shanghai and Jiangsu.

Affiliation: American Episcopal Church Mission  |  Other Locales:

Francis Price Jones

1890 ~ 1975

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

Affiliation: American Methodist Episcopal Mission  |  Other Locales:

Kate Rodd Moffett

1882 ~ 1961

Homemaker and accomplished musician who ministered with her husband, Lacy Moffett, in Jiangsu.

Affiliation: Southern Presbyterian Church

Qu Tai Su

1549 ~

Well-known Catholic in China during the Ming period.

Affiliation: Catholic Church in China

Antonio Riberi

1897 ~ 1967

Vatican representative to China (1946-49) and Taiwan (1953-59).

Affiliation: Roman Catholic Church  |  Other Locales:

João da Rocha

1565 ~ 1623

Jesuit missionary in China.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus

Francois de Rougemont

1624 ~ 1676

Jesuit missionary in China.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Other Locales:

Shen Tilan

1899 ~ 1976

Chinese Christian educator, supporter of democracy movements and signer of the "Three-Self Manifesto".

Affiliation: Young Men's Christian Association

James Hudson Taylor

1832 ~ 1905

Founder and director of the China Inland Mission.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission

Jenny Faulding Taylor

1843 ~ 1904

First woman missionary to travel deep into interior China, paving the way for women in pioneering roles.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission

Wu Yifang

1893 ~ 1985

Wu became China's first woman university president, at Jinling Women's College in Nanjing. Wu was the only woman in China's delegation at the founding of the United Nations.

Affiliation: Jinling College for Girls

Wu Yushan

1632 ~ 1718

First Chinese priest of the Society of Jesus in Jiangnan, China, and well-known landscape artist in the Qing dynasty.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus

Matthew Tyson Yates

1819 ~ 1888

Prominent American Southern Baptist missionary, foundation-layer of the Baptist Church in Eastern China.

Affiliation: American Southern Baptist  |  Other Locales:

Zhou Zhiyu

1889 ~

Delegate to several World Christian Conferences, superintendent of China Christian Mission Crusaders and founder of Tai Dong Bible College.

Affiliation: Chinese Anglican Church

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