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 Wilhelmina “Minnie” Vautrin

Wilhelmina “Minnie” Vautrin

Birth
Secor, Woodford County, Illinois, USA
Death 14 May 1941 (aged 54)
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Burial Shepherd, Isabella County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 93627931 · View Source
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Wilhelmina "Minnie" Vautrin helped build and found the Ginling Girls College in Nanjing, China. She is renowned for saving the lives of many women and children during the Nanking Massacre in 1937-1938.

After Minnie's death, the Chinese awarded her the Emblem of the Blue Jade for her work during the massacre.

Her biography is called American Goddess at the Rape of Nanking, by Hua-ling Hu.

Minnie was portrayed by Mariel Hemmingway in the movie Nanking (2007).


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"Goddess of Mercy"
Missionary to China 28 Years


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  • Created by: Curtiss48858
  • Added: 15 Jul 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 93627931
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wilhelmina “Minnie” Vautrin (27 Sep 1886–14 May 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 93627931, citing Salt River Cemetery, Shepherd, Isabella County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Curtiss48858 (contributor 47844316) .