Category:Alphonse Favier

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English: Pierre-Marie-Alphonse Favier-Duperron C.M.(Chinese: 樊國樑 Pinyin:Fan Guoliang Wade-Giles: Fan Kouo-Léang) (born 22 September 1837 at Marsannay-la-Côte, France; died 4 April 1905) was the controversial Roman Catholic (Chinese: 天主教; Pinyin: Tianzhu jiao; Lord of Heaven Religion) Lazarite Vicar Apostolic of Northern Chi-Li (直隸北境) (later Chihli; now Hebei), China (now incorporating the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Beijing) and titular bishop of Pentacomia from 13 April 1899 until his death in 1905. During the Boxer Uprising of 1900, Favier was responsible for the defence and preservation of the Xishiku Cathedral (西什库天主堂), commonly referred to as the Beitang (北堂, the North Cathedral) in Beijing, and the protection of thousands of Chinese Roman Catholic Christians. In the aftermath of the Boxer Uprising, Favier was accused of looting.
Français : Alphonse, Pierre, Marie Favier-Duperron, né le 22 septembre 1837 à Marsannay-la-Côte (Côte-d'Or), mort le 4 avril 1905 à Pékin, connu sous le nom de Favier, était un homme d'église français, missionnaire en Chine.

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