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Mildred Cable

1878 ~ 1952

Founded a girls school to train Chinese women to be evangelists and leaders.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locales: Shanxi, GansuXinjiang

Cai A-fu

Printer, Morrison's first convert.

Locale: Macao

Cai Erkang

1852 ~ 1920

Semi-Christianised journalist and editor who contributed to a flourishing Christian press in China.

Affiliation: Christian Literature Society for China  |  Locale: Shanghai

Cai Gao

1788 ~ 1818

The first Chinese Protestant to be baptized by British missionary Robert Morrison.

Affiliation: London Missionary Society  |  Locales: Macau, Guangzhou

Cai Zhicheng Story in process; contributions from readers are welcome.

1904 ~

Church pastor and Church of Christ in China secretary for youth work.

Affiliation: Church of Christ in China  |  Locales: Xiamen, Guizhou

James Cameron

1845 ~ 1892

First missionary to take the gospel to the Tibetan people.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission

Francisco de Capillas

1607 ~ 1648

Christian protomartyr of China.

Affiliation: Dominican Order  |  Locales: Philippines, Fujian

Melchior Miguel Carneiro Leitao

1519 ~ 1583

Portuguese Jesuit missionary and bishop of China and Japan.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Locale: Macau

João de Casal

1641 ~ 1735

Bishop of Macau who organized the Macau Church on a solid basis.

Affiliation: Roman Catholic Church  |  Locale: Macau

Giuseppe Castiglione

1683 ~ 1766

Jesuit missionary and painter at the imperial court of China.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Locale: Beijing

Lazzaro Cattaneo

1560 ~ 1640

Jesuit missionary in China.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Locales: Jiangsu, ZhejiangMacau

Charles Chu Chai

Law professor, law school dean, and worked in the Legislative Yuan to draft the new Chinese Constitution.

Locales: United States, China

Ruth Mei-en Tsao Chai Story in process; contributions from readers are welcome.

A devout Christian and one of the first women admitted into a national university in China.

Locale: Nanjing

Robert E. Chambers

1870 ~ 1932

American Southern Baptist pioneer in missionary literature work; outstanding leader in Christian literary circles, founder of Chinese Baptist Press.

Affiliation: Southern Baptist Mission  |  Locales: Wuzhou, GuangzhouShanghai

Auguste Chapdelaine

1814 ~ 1856

Missionary of the Paris Foreign Mission Society in China.

Affiliation: Paris Foreign Mission Society  |  Locale: Guangxi

Che Jinguang

1800 ~ 1861

The first recorded Chinese Protestant martyr.

Affiliation: London Missionary Society  |  Locale: Guangdong

Chen Dayong

Lay preacher martyred by the Boxers.

Affiliation: Methodist Mission  |  Locales: Yanqing, Beijing

Chen Lao-ye

Early 1800s

Robert Morrison’s translation assistant.

Locale: Macao

Chen Chichun

1895 ~ 1990

Prominent Taiwanese church figure.

Affiliation: Presbyterian Church in Taiwan  |  Locale: Taiwan

Chen Chonggui

1884 ~ 1963

Christian educator, controversial anti-imperialist, pro-Communist Chinese pastor, and one of the founders of the Three-Self Patriotic Movement.

Affiliation: Swedish Missionary Society  |  Locales: Hubei, Sichuan

Chen Mengnan

1840 ~ 1882

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

Affiliation: Chinese Alliance Church  |  Locale: Guangdong

Chen Sulan

1885 ~ 1972

Anti-opium philanthropist.

Affiliation: Young Men's Christian Association  |  Locale: Fuzhou

Chen Wenyuan

1897 ~ 1968

Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church in China.

Affiliation: Chinese Methodist Episcopal Church  |  Locales: Fuzhou, Shanghai

Cheng Jingyi

1881 ~ 1939

Manchu Christian and founder of the China for Christ movement.

Affiliation: Church of Christ in China  |  Locale: Beijing

Eleanor Chestnut

1868 ~ 1905

Medical missionary in China.

Affiliation: American Presbyterian Mission  |  Locale: Guangdong

Chew Benjamin

1907 ~ 1994

Medical Doctor, Bible teacher, and churchman in Singapore.

Affiliation: Bethesda Gospel Hall  |  Locale: Singapore

Chiu C. C. Story in process; contributions from readers are welcome.

Father of Zhao Enci; an ordained deacon and treasurer of a Baptist church in Hong Kong.

Theodore (“Ted”) Choy

1916 ~ 1992

Pioneer worker among Chinese students in North America; frequent traveler to China after 1979 to minister to house churches.

Affiliation: Ambassadors for Christ, Inc.  |  Locales: Hong Kong, United StatesChina

Dugald Christie

1855 ~ 1936

Scottish medical missionary in China.

Affiliation: Scottish United Presbyterian Mission  |  Locale: Liaoning

Chu Haozhan

1883 ~ 1962

Outstanding evangelist, pastor, civic leader, church leader, and theological educator.

Affiliation: Lutheran Church  |  Locales: Henan, ShanghaiChongqing

Chuang Ching-feng

1849 ~ 1868

Lay preacher and first Taiwanese Christian martyr.

Affiliation: Presbyterian Church in Taiwan  |  Locale: Taiwan

R. H. Cobbold

Anglican Archdeacon and translator.

Affiliation: Church Missionary Society  |  Locale: Ningbo

Thomas Cochrane

1866 ~ 1953

Medical missionary in China and promoter of mission surveys.

Affiliation: London Missionary Society  |  Locales: Liaoning, Beijing

Heinrich Wilhelm Coerper

1863 ~ 1936

Founder of the Liebenzeller Mission.

Affiliation: Liebenzeller Mission  |  Locales: Hunan, Guizhou

Judson Dwight Collins

1823 ~ 1852

American Methodist pioneer missionary in China.

Affiliation: American Methodist Episcopal Mission  |  Locale: Fuzhou

Azubah Caroline Condit

1810 ~ 1844

Reformed Church in America missionary in southeast Asia.

Affiliation: Reformed Church in America  |  Locale: Malaysia

J.A.B. Cook

1854 ~ 1926

English missionary to Singapore.

Affiliation: English Presbyterian Mission  |  Locale: Singapore

Sophia Cooke

1814 ~ 1895

Instituted and inspired extensive ecumenical social work in Singapore whose legacy continues until today.

Affiliation: Church Missionary Society  |  Locale: Singapore

Lucinda L. Coombs

1849 ~ 1919

American Methodist medical missionary in China.

Affiliation: American Methodist Episcopal Mission  |  Locales: Beijing, Jiujiang

William Cooper

1858 ~ 1900

Missionary and martyr.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locales: Anhui, Shanghai

Hunter Corbett

1835 ~ 1920

Pioneer Presbyterian missionary in Shandong Province, China.

Affiliation: American Presbyterian Mission  |  Locale: Shandong

Celso Benigno Luigi Costantini

1876 ~ 1958

Italian-born promoter of indigenous local churches and first apostolic delegate to China.

Affiliation: Congregatio Discipulorum Domini  |  Locale: Shanghai

Anthony Cotta

1872 ~ 1957

Catholic missionary in China.

Affiliations: Congregation of the Mission, Maryknoll  |  Locale: Tianjin

Philippe Couplet

1623 ~ 1693

Jesuit missionary in China.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Locale: Shanghai

Seraphin Couvreur

1835 ~ 1919

Jesuit missionary in China, translator of Chinese classics, and compiler of several dictionaries.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Locale: Hebei

Addie Cox

1885 ~

Missionary educator and evangelist.

Affiliation: American Southern Baptist  |  Locale: Henan

Tarleton Perry and Martha Foster Crawford

1821 ~ 1902

Southern Baptist missionaries in China.

Affiliation: American Southern Baptist Mission  |  Locale: Shanghai

The Rev. and Mrs. T.K. Chiu Story in process; contributions from readers are welcome.

Planted churches and setup a primary school and the only Christian middle school in Yunnan.

Affiliation: Church of Christ in China  |  Locale: Yunnan

W.H. Clark Story in process; contributions from readers are welcome.

Presbyterian USA missionary who worked with students and intellectuals.

Affiliation: Church of Christ in China  |  Locale: Yunnan

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