Mao zedong, wade-giles romanization mao tse-tung, (born december 26, 1893, shaoshan, hunan province, china—died september 9, 1976, beijing), principal chinese marxist theorist, soldier, and statesman who led his country’s communist revolution. Mao and other communists retreated to south east china in 1934, after the kmt surrounded them, mao led his followers on the 'long march', a 6,000 mile journey to northwest china to establish a new base. And yet mao zedong remains the most honored figure in the chinese communist party at one end of historic tiananmen square is mao’s mausoleum, visited daily by large, respectful crowds.
Mao zedong led communist forces in china through a long revolution beginning in 1927 and ruled the nation’s communist government from its establishment in 1949 along with vladimir lenin and.
Mao zedong (december 26, 1893 – september 9, 1976), commonly known as chairman mao, was a chinese communist revolutionary who became the founding father of the people's republic of china, which he ruled as the chairman of the communist party of china from its establishment in 1949 until his death in 1976.
Mao zedong, 1957 © mao was a chinese communist leader and founder of the people's republic of china he was responsible for the disastrous policies of the 'great leap forward' and the 'cultural revolution' mao was born on 26 december 1893 into a peasant family in shaoshan, in hunan province, central china.
Jiang chunhua faces capital punishment for desecrating the embalmed body of mao zedong, believe most legal experts mao zedong became the founding father of the people’s republic of china and ruled as chairman of the communist party of china from 1945 until his death in 1976.
On october 1, 1949, chinese communist leader mao zedong declared the creation of the people’s republic of china (prc) the announcement ended the costly full-scale civil war between the chinese communist party (ccp) and the nationalist party, or kuomintang (kmt), which broke out immediately following world war ii and had been preceded by on and off conflict between the two sides since the 1920’s.
The great leap forward, the cult of mao, the cultural revolution, the hundred flowers policies, as well as his standpoint on women's rights, are all important aspects of china under mao modern china cannot be understood without studying this period of history. It was mao zedong according to the authoritative “black book of communism,” an estimated 65 million chinese died as a result of mao’s repeated, merciless attempts to create a new “socialist” china.