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Zhejiang (previously spelled Chehkiang or Chekiang) is an eastern coastal province of the People's Republic of China. The word Zhejiang (crooked river) was the old name of the Qiantang River, which passes through Hangzhou, the provincial capital.

Zhejiang borders Jiangsu province and Shanghai municipality to the north, Anhui province to the northwest, Jiangxi province to the west, and Fujian province to the south; to the east is the East China Sea.

Cities in Zhejiang

Mary Ann Aldersey

1797 ~ 1868

Independent pioneer woman missionary in China.

Affiliation: Independent Missionary

Giulio Aleni

1582 ~ 1647

Jesuit missionary in China.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Other Locales:

Lazzaro Cattaneo

1560 ~ 1640

Jesuit missionary in China.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Other Locales:

Dong Jing'an

1875 ~ 1944

Exemplary Chinese Christian educator in East China.

Affiliation: Shanghai Baptist College and Seminary  |  Other Locales:

Arthur William Douthwaite

1848 ~ 1899

Medical Missionary with the CIM; served primarily in Chefoo; distinguished himself during the Sino-Japanese War.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Other Locales:

John Andrew Mary Fraser

1877 ~ 1962

Canadian Catholic missionary and founder of the Scarboro Foreign Mission Society.

Affiliation: Scarboro Foreign Mission Society

Prospero Intorcetta

1625 ~ 1696

Jesuit missionary in China.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Other Locales:

Asher Raymond Kepler

1879 ~ 1942

First general secretary of the Church of Christ in China.

Affiliation: American Presbyterian Mission  |  Other Locales:

William Alexander Parsons Martin

1827 ~ 1916

American Presbyterian missionary in China.

Affiliation: American Presbyterian Mission  |  Other Locales:

Divie Bethune McCartee

1820 ~ 1900

Medical missionary, educator, and U.S. diplomat in China and Japan.

Affiliation: Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions  |  Other Locales:

Lacy Irvine Moffett

1878 ~ 1957

A shepherd of the churches and chapels scattered throughout Jiangyin County, Zhejiang Province.

Affiliation: Southern Presbyterian Church

Arthur Evans Moule

1836 ~ 1918

British Anglican Missionary in China.

Affiliation: Church Missionary Society  |  Other Locales:

George Evans Moule

1828 ~ 1912

Church Missionary Society missionary and first Anglican bishop of mid-China.

Affiliation: Church Missionary Society

Michele Ruggieri

1543 ~ 1607

Jesuit pioneer missionary in China.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Other Locales:

William E. Soothill

1861 ~ 1935

Missionary and sinologist.

Affiliation: United Methodist Free Churches  |  Other Locales:

Sun Yuan Hua

1581 ~ 1632

Well-known Chinese Christian during the late Ming period converted through the influence of Xu Guangqi.

Affiliation: Catholic Church in China

Maria Dyer Taylor

1837 ~ 1870

Pioneer missionary of the China Inland Mission, wife of Hudson Taylor and trainer of women missionary recruits.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission

Wu Jingxiong

1900 ~ 1986

Second envoy to the Vatican appointed by the Republic of China.

Affiliation: Catholic Church in China

Wu Leichuan

1870 ~ 1944

Notable Chinese Christian scholar.

Affiliation: Yenching University  |  Other Locales:

Yang Tingyun

1557 ~ 1627

Famous Chinese Catholic converted from Buddhism in the late Ming dynasty.

Affiliation: Catholic Church in China  |  Other Locales:

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