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1910 New Catholic Dictionary
Johann Schall von Bell
Jesuit missionary to China. Born in Cologne, Germany in 1591; died in Beijing, China in August 15, 1666. He labored first in Sheii-si, and later was summoned to Peking to reform the Chinese Calendar. The Emperor Shun-chi appointed him president of the Board of Mathematics and raised him to the rank of mandarin. During the reign of Shun-chi Christianity was tolerated. In 1664Father Schall was thrown into prison and narrowly escaped death.
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Entry for 'Johann Schall von Bell'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/j/johann-schall-von-bell.html. 1910.
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