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Johann Adam Schall
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Johann Adam Schall von Bell, Adam Schall, Adamus Schall, Jean Adam Schall, John Adams, Tang Ruowang

Date of Birth: 1592

Place of Birth: Cologne

Date of Death: 1666

Place of Death: Beijing


Johann Adam Schall was born in Cologne and entered the Society of Jesus in 1611, studying for ordination at the Roman College. Ordained in 1618, he went to Macau the following year. By 1623, Schall had moved to Beiji…

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Morris, James Harry, “Johann Adam Schall”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>

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