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Who is Alexander Williamson?
Alexander Williamson was a Scottish Protestant missionary to China with the London Missionary Society. He was known for his scholarship and translation work as well as founding of the Society for the Diffusion of Christian and General Knowledge Among the Chinese or the Christian Literature Society for China). He was the predecessor to Timothy Richard as head of this society.
- also known as 韦廉臣
- born on (186 years ago) in Falkirk
- nationality: United Kingdom
- education: University of Glasgow
- profession: Missionary
- died in (125 years ago) in Yantai
- written works: "Journeys in north China, Manchuria, and eastern Mongolia"
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