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Cora A. Martinson

1902 ~ 2000

Evangelist, Bible teacher, and college dean.

Affiliation: Lutheran United Mission  |  Locales: Henan, Hong KongUnited States

Ma Xiangbo

1840 ~ 1939

Well-known Chinese Catholic patriot.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Locale: Shanghai

Donald MacGillivray

1862 ~ 1931

Canadian Presbyterian missionary in China.

Affiliations: Canadian Presbyterian Mission, Christian Literature Society  |  Locales: Henan, Shanghai

George Leslie Mackay

1844 ~ 1901

Pioneer Canadian Presbyterian missionary in northern Taiwan

Affiliation: Canadian Presbyterian Mission  |  Locale: Taiwan

John Kenneth Mackenzie

1850 ~ 1888

British medical missionary in China.

Affiliation: London Missionary Society  |  Locales: Hubei, Tianjin

Robert Samuel Maclay

1824 ~ 1907

American Methodist missionary in China and Japan.

Affiliation: American Methodist Episcopal Mission  |  Locales: Fujian, Japan

John Gillespie Magee

1884 ~ 1953

Missionary in China who captured film documentation of the Nanking Massacre.

Affiliation: American Protestant Episcopal Mission  |  Locale: Nanjing

Charles Maigrot

1652 ~ 1730

French Roman Catholic mission administrator in China.

Affiliation: Paris Foreign Mission Society  |  Locale: Fujian

Joseph Marie Anne de Moyriac de Mailla

1669 ~ 1748

Jesuit missionary, cartographer, and historian in China.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Locale: Beijing

David Duncan Main

1856 ~ 1934

Scottish medical missionary in China.

Affiliation: Church Missionary Society  |  Locale: Hangzhou

Elsie Marshall

1869 ~ 1895

Of the 11 missionaries and children who were killed in Gutian in 1895, perhaps none was remembered so fondly as the young English rose Elsie Marshall. Her short life of just 24 years had touched so many that a biography titled For His Sake was written soon after her martyrdom.

Affiliation: Zenana Missionary Society  |  Locale: Fujian

William Alexander Parsons Martin

1827 ~ 1916

American Presbyterian missionary in China.

Affiliation: American Presbyterian Mission  |  Locales: Zhejiang, Beijing

Martino Martini

1614 ~ 1661

Jesuit missionary, geographer, and historian of China.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Locale: Hangzhou

Harold and Charlotte Martinson

1905/1906 ~ 1970/2001

Lutheran evangelistic and teacher.

Affiliation: Lutheran United Mission  |  Locales: Henan, HubeiHong Kong

Mateer Calvin

1836 ~ 1908

Calvin Wilson Mateer was born in January of 1836, on a farm in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. He spent his schooling years in Gettysburg where he helped on the family farm, and attended family worship twice daily. Reared in a Christian...

Locale: Shandong

Calvin Wilson Mateer

1836 ~ 1908

Pioneer Presbyterian missionary in Shandong province and founder of the first Christian college in China.

Affiliation: American Presbyterian Mission  |  Locale: Shandong

Percy Cunningham Mather

1884 ~ 1933

Missionary pioneer of the China Inland Mission in Central Asia; linguist and translator.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locales: Anhui, Xinjiang

Peter Matson

1868 ~ 1943

Pioneer missionary in Hubei; church planter and missionary leader for fifty years; after retirement in the United States, an advocate for the evangelism of China.

Affiliation: American Mission Covenant  |  Locale: Hubei

Henry M. McCandliss

1859 ~ 1931

Pioneer medical missionary to Hainan, China.

Affiliation: American Presbyterian Mission  |  Locale: Hainan

Divie Bethune McCartee

1820 ~ 1900

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

Affiliation: Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions  |  Locales: Zhejiang, ShanghaiJapan

Elizabeth McKechnie

1845 ~ 1939

Missionary nurse in China.

Affiliation: Woman's Union Missionary Society of America  |  Locale: Shanghai

Antonio Joachim de Medeiros

1846 ~ 1897

One of the most dynamic Roman Catholic bishops of Macau, known as the apostle of the Timor Mission (1884-97).

Affiliation: Roman Catholic Church  |  Locale: Macau

Walter Henry Medhurst

1796 ~ 1857

London Missionary Society pioneer in Malaya, Indonesia, and China.

Affiliation: London Missionary Society  |  Locales: Malaysia, IndonesiaShanghai

Mei Ling

1851 ~ 1952

Pioneer Christian Educator; pastor

Locales: United States, Henan

Mei Yibao

1900 ~ 1996

Chinese Philosophy professor and university administrator.

Affiliation: Yenching University  |  Locales: Beijing, Shanxi

Mei Yiqi

1889 ~ 1962

Mei became president of Tsinghua University in Beijing in 1931. During the difficult years of the Anti-Japanese War, he was president of Southwest United University (a consortium of China's best universities) in Kunming, Yunnan.

Affiliation: Young Men's Christian Association  |  Locales: Beijing, Taiwan

Margaret Rae Melrose

1868 ~ 1951

Presbyterian missionary to Hainan Island, China.

Affiliation: American Presbyterian Mission  |  Locale: Hainan

Carlo Ambrogio Mezzabarba

1685 ~ 1741

Second papal legate in Peking (Beijing), China.

Affiliation: Roman Catholic Church  |  Locale: Beijing

Cynthia Miller

1868 ~

Nurse, evangelist, and teacher in Shandong.

Affiliation: American Southern Baptist  |  Locale: Shandong

Harry Willis Miller

1879 ~ 1977

American Seventh-Day Adventist physician in China.

Affiliation: Seventh-Day Adventist Church  |  Locales: Taiwan, Shanghai

Wilson Plumer Mills

1883 ~ 1959

Recipient of the Order of the Green Jade in recognition of his work in Nanking during World War II.

Affiliation: American Presbyterian Mission  |  Locale: Nanjing

Rachel Cowie Milne

1783 ~ 1819

Early Protestant missionary wife and mother in China.

Affiliation: London Missionary Society  |  Locale: Malaysia

William Milne

1785 ~ 1822

Second Protestant missionary to China; with Robert Morrison, co-translator of the Bible into Chinese; engaged in pioneer evangelism, preaching, teaching, and writing books and tracts in Chinese. Lead LMS missionary in Malacca; principal of Anglo-Chinese College; mentor of Liang Fa, China’s first evangelist.

Affiliation: London Missionary Society  |  Locales: Macao, Malacca

Luella Miner

1861 ~ 1935

American missionary educator in China.

Affiliation: American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions  |  Locales: Beijing, Shandong

Kate Rodd Moffett

1882 ~ 1961

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

Affiliation: Southern Presbyterian Church  |  Locale: Jiangsu

Lacy Irvine Moffett

1878 ~ 1957

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

Affiliation: Southern Presbyterian Church  |  Locale: Zhejiang

Mary Margaret Moninger

1891 ~ 1950

American Presbyterian missionary educator and botanist in China.

Affiliation: American Presbyterian Mission  |  Locale: Hainan

Marie Monsen

1878 ~ 1962

Norwegian missionary in China.

Affiliation: Norwegian Lutheran Mission  |  Locales: Henan, Shandong

Francisco Javier Montalban

1895 ~ 1945

Jesuit seminary professor in Shanghai and mission historian.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Locale: Shanghai

Campbell Naismith Moody

1866 ~ 1940

English Presbyterian missionary in Taiwan.

Affiliation: English Presbyterian Mission  |  Locale: Taiwan

Charlotte "Lottie" Diggs Moon

1840 ~ 1912

Revered Southern Baptist missions mobilizer and missionary in China.

Affiliation: American Southern Baptist Mission  |  Locale: Shandong

Juan Bautista de Morales

1597 ~ 1664

Dominican missionary in China who challenged "superstitious" rites performed by new converts.

Affiliation: Dominican Order  |  Locale: Fujian

Mary Morton Morrison

1791 ~ 1821

Missionary; wife of Robert Morrison.

Affiliation: London Missionary Society  |  Locale: Macau

Robert Morrison

1782 ~ 1834

Pioneer Protestant missionary to China.

Affiliation: London Missionary Society  |  Locales: Macau, Guangzhou

Arthur Evans Moule

1836 ~ 1918

British Anglican Missionary in China.

Affiliation: Church Missionary Society  |  Locales: Zhejiang, Shanghai

George Evans Moule

1828 ~ 1912

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

Affiliation: Church Missionary Society  |  Locale: Zhejiang

Joseph Martial Mouly

1807 ~ 1863

French Vincentian missionary and bishop in China and Mongolia.

Affiliation: Congregation of the Mission  |  Locale: Beijing

Jean-Martin Moye

1730 ~ 1793

French Catholic priest, mystic, founder of the Sisters of Providence, and missionary in China.

Affiliation: Paris Foreign Mission Society  |  Locale: Sichuan

William H. Murray

1843 ~ 1911

Developer of a system for the blind to read Chinese.

Affiliation: Scottish Bible Society  |  Locale: Beijing

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