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William Dean

1807 ~ 1895

American Baptist pioneer church planter and theological educator in China and Thailand, founder of the world's first Protestant Chinese church.

Affiliation: American Baptist Missionary Union  |  Locales: Thailand, Hong Kong

Joseph Dehergne

1903 ~ 1990

Historian of Jesuit missions in China.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Locale: Shanghai

Louis-Charles Delamarre

1810 ~ 1863

First missionary of the Paris Foreign Mission Society to enter China.

Affiliation: Paris Foreign Mission Society  |  Locales: Hong Kong, Sichuan

Hippolytus Desideri

1684 ~ 1733

Jesuit scholar of Tibetan religion and culture.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Locale: Tibet

Emmanuel Diaz

1574 ~ 1659

Portuguese Jesuit missionary to China in the late Ming period.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Locales: Beijing, Fujian

James and Lillian Glazier Dickson

1900 ~ 1967

Visionary missionaries and church developers sent by the Presbyterian Church of Canada to north Taiwan.

Affiliation: Canadian Presbyterian Mission  |  Locale: Taiwan

Ding Limei

1871 ~ 1936

Outstanding 20th century Chinese revivalist and evangelist. Leader of Student Christian movement. Called, “China’s Moody.”

Ding Shujing

1890 ~ 1936

The first Chinese woman to head the YWCA in China

Affiliation: Young Women's Christian Association  |  Locale: Shanghai

William Clifton Dodd

1857 ~ 1919

Missionary evangelist of the Presbyterian Church USA and explorer who played a key role in the expansion of Protestant missions from northern Thailand into southern China.

Affiliation: American Presbyterian Mission  |  Locales: Thailand, Yunnan

Dong Jing'an

1875 ~ 1944

Exemplary Chinese Christian educator in East China.

Affiliation: Shanghai Baptist College and Seminary  |  Locales: Zhejiang, Shanghai

Albert Dorville

1621 ~ 1662

Jesuit missionary in China and Tibet.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Locales: Macau, Shaanxi

Adam C. Dorward

Pioneer missionary in Hunan Province.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locale: Hunan

Carstairs Douglas

1839 ~ 1877

Scottish Presbyterian missionary in China.

Affiliation: English Presbyterian Mission  |  Locale: Fujian

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  |  Locales: Zhejiang, Shandong

Margaret Dryburgh

1890 ~ 1945

English Presbyterian missionary teacher in Swatow and Singapore.

Affiliation: English Presbyterian Mission  |  Locales: Guangdong, Singapore

Hampden Coit Dubose

1845 ~ 1910

Presbyterian missionary in China and founder of the Anti-Opium League.

Affiliation: American Southern Presbyterian Mission  |  Locale: Suzhou

John Dudgeon

1837 ~ 1901

Scottish medical missionary to China from Britain.

Affiliation: London Missionary Society  |  Locale: Beijing

Jean-Gabriel-Taurin Dufresse

1750 ~ 1815

Catholic missionary bishop and martyr in China.

Affiliation: Paris Foreign Mission Society  |  Locale: Sichuan

Moir Duncan

1861 ~ 1906

Missionary to China of the Baptist Missionary Society.

Affiliation: Baptist Missionary Society  |  Locale: Shanxi

Maria Tarn Dyer

1827 ~ 1846

British Missionary and wife of Samuel Dyer.

Affiliation: London Missionary Society  |  Locale: Malaysia

Samuel Dyer

1804 ~ 1843

London Missionary Society missionary remembered for his printing of Chinese characters and for his daughter Maria, who married Hudson Taylor.

Affiliation: London Missionary Society  |  Locales: Malaysia, Hong KongSingapore

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