Hudson Taylor

1832 - 1905

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James Hudson Taylor (Chinese: 戴德生; pinyin: dài dé shēng; 21 May 1832 – 3 June 1905) was a British Baptist Christian missionary to China and founder of the China Inland Mission (CIM, now OMF International). Taylor spent 54 years in China. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hudson Taylor has received more than 847,952 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Hudson Taylor is the 1,203rd most popular religious figure (down from 1,092nd in 2019), the 1,268th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,187th in 2019) and the 30th most popular British Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Hudson Taylor ranks 1,203 out of 3,187Before him are Roberto Calvi, Praxedes, Rose of Viterbo, Gaudentius of Brescia, Raffaele Riario, and Vincent Pallotti. After him are Stachys the Apostle, Śāntarakṣita, Abd al-Rahman al-Awza'i, Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron, Yohanan ben Zakkai, and Zita.

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Among people born in 1832, Hudson Taylor ranks 29Before him are Alfred von Waldersee, Wilhelm Busch, Infanta Luisa Fernanda, Duchess of Montpensier, Émile Gaboriau, Henry Steel Olcott, and Nikolay Pavlovich Ignatyev. After him are William Le Baron Jenney, Peter Ludwig Mejdell Sylow, Khurshidbanu Natavan, Ivan Zajc, Louis Paul Cailletet, and Đura Jakšić. Among people deceased in 1905, Hudson Taylor ranks 25Before him are Alois Riegl, Constantin Meunier, Oswald Achenbach, Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria, Alphonse Allais, and Anton Ažbe. After him are Albert von Kölliker, Marcel Schwob, Adolf Bastian, Ivan Sechenov, Otto Wilhelm von Struve, and Carmine Crocco.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Hudson Taylor ranks 1,268 out of 8,785Before him are Susan Boyle (1961), Dusty Springfield (1939), Jon Anderson (1944), Harold Shipman (1946), David Chipperfield (1953), and Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837). After him are Joseph Needham (1900), Ceawlin of Wessex (600), Frances de la Tour (1944), Scott Adkins (1976), John Hawkwood (1320), and Walafrid Strabo (808).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United Kingdom

Among religious figures born in United Kingdom, Hudson Taylor ranks 30Before him are John Fisher (1469), Edith Cavell (1865), George Fox (1624), Annie Chapman (1841), Gildas (500), and Keith O'Brien (1938). After him are Saint Malachy (1094), William Booth (1829), Simon Stock (1164), Catherine Eddowes (1842), Oswald of Northumbria (604), and Willehad (735).