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Francois Pallu

1626 ~ 1684

Cofounder of the Missions Etrangeres de Paris (Paris Foreign Mission Society) and mission administrator in China and Southeast Asia.

Affiliation: Paris Foreign Mission Society  |  Locales: Thailand, Fujian

André Palmeiro

1569 ~ 1635

A noted theologian, teacher, preacher, and Jesuit leader in Portugal and then in India and East Asia.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Locales: India, China

Pan Xiushan

The first of the Hmu tribe, a subgroup of the Miao, to follow Christ. Evangelist and preacher.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locale: Guizhou

Didace de Pantoja

1571 ~ 1618

Spanish Jesuit missionary to China during the late Ming period.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Locale: Beijing

Peter Parker

1804 ~ 1888

Pioneer American medical missionary who later served as U.S. Commissioner to China. He is said to have “opened China with a scalpel.”

Affiliation: American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions  |  Locales: Guangzhou, Macao

David Macdonald Paton

1913 ~ 1992

Anglican missionary and friend of China.

Affiliation: Church Missionary Society  |  Locale: Shanghai

Jean-Gabriel Perboyre

1802 ~ 1840

Persecuted and martyred Vincentian missionary in China.

Affiliation: Congregation of the Mission  |  Locale: Hubei

Thomas Pereira

1645 ~ 1708

Portuguese Jesuit missionary serving the Qing government of Emperor Kangxi.

Affiliation: Society of Jesus  |  Locale: Beijing

Louis Piazzoli

1845 ~ 1904

Second vicar apostolic of Hong Kong Catholic Church (1895-1904).

Affiliation: Roman Catholic Church  |  Locale: Hong Kong

Horace Tracy Pitkin

1869 ~ 1900

American missiologist martyred during the Boxer Rebellion.

Affiliation: American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions  |  Locale: Hebei

Victor Guy Plymire

1881 ~ 1956

Missionary in Tibet, China.

Affiliations: World Assemblies of God Fellowship, Christian and Missionary Alliance  |  Locale: Tibet

Cecil H. Polhill

1860 ~ 1938

Missionary in China and promoter of Pentecostal missions.

Affiliation: Pentecostal Missionary Union  |  Locale: Shanghai

Samuel Pollard

1864 ~ 1915

British missionary to the Miao minority group in China.

Affiliation: China Inland Mission  |  Locales: Yunnan, Guizhou

Lucius Chapin Porter

1880 ~ 1958

American missionary educator in China.

Affiliation: American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions  |  Locale: Beijing

Francis Lister Hawks Pott

1864 ~ 1947

Educator and Protestant Episcopal Church missionary in China.

Affiliations: American Protestant Episcopal Mission, St. John's University  |  Locale: Shanghai

Francois Pottier

1726 ~ 1792

First long-term residential missionary in Sichuan, China.

Affiliation: Paris Foreign Mission Society  |  Locale: Sichuan

Dominic Pozzoni

1861 ~ 1924

Third vicar apostolic of Hong Kong Catholic Church (1905-24).

Affiliation: Roman Catholic Church  |  Locale: Hong Kong

Francis Wilson Price

1895 ~ 1974

Presbyterian missionary in China who established the Rural Training Center and served as China's advocate in America during World War II.

Affiliations: American Presbyterian Mission, Nanjing Union Theological Seminary  |  Locale: Nanjing

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