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List of famous female missionarys, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female missionarys list contains the most prominent and top females known for being missionarys. There are thousand of females working as missionarys in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic missionarys have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a missionary then the people below should give you inspiration.

People include everyone from Maria Jane Dyer to Maria Franziska von Trapp.

While this isn't a list of all female missionarys, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female missionarys?" and "Who are the best female missionarys?"
Marilyn Hickey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Missionarys
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Marilyn Hickey is an American Christian minister and televangelist who teaches Bible studies both nationally and internationally. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 87

Birthplace: Overland Park, Kansas, United States of America

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Paula White is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Missionarys
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Paula Michelle White is an international Christian evangelist and teacher, TV personality, author and philanthropist. She is the Senior Pastor of New Destiny Christian Center in Apopka, Florida, which is a non-denominational, multi-cultural church whose membership ranges in the thousands. She hosts a television show, Paula White Today, produced by Paula White Ministries, that is seen on multiple networks, at one point including Black Entertainment Television and Trinity Broadcasting Network. She has also appeared as a guest on the Steve Harvey Show, Trumpet Awards, and Larry King Live. Formerly she was the co-pastor of Without Walls International Church in Tampa, a church she co-founded with ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 52

Birthplace: Tupelo, Mississippi, United States of America

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Natalie Bolton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Missionarys
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Natalie Bolton is a former contestant on the reality television show Survivor: Micronesia. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 43

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

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#90 on The Best Survivor Contestants That Ever Played

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Katharine Bushnell was a medical doctor, Christian writer, medical missionary to China, Bible scholar, and social activist. Of particular interest to her was the status of women in the Bible, believing it had been mistranslated and misinterpreted. She was a forerunner of feminist theology. Her lifelong quest was for biblical affirmation of the integrity and equality of women. Across America and beyond, she served on several continents as she worked to reform conditions of human degradation. She went to China as a medical missionary. She was recognized as a forceful and even charismatic speaker. Her book, God's Word to Women, has become a classic. It emerged from Bushnell's lifetime of ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 90 (1856-1946)

Birthplace: Peru, Illinois, United States of America

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