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Zedong Mao (1893–1976)

Tse-tung Mao, along with Yat-sen Sun and Kai-Shek Chiang, was one of the most important figures to modern Chinese history. Born to a peasant family--his father was a farmer--in Shaoshan, China, on December 26, 1893, Mao was raised in the grinding poverty of rural Hunan province, where he developed a hatred of the Imperial Chinese government while ... See full bio »

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(age 82) in Peking, China

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The People Between
(1947)
China Strikes Back
(1937)
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Biography Himself
(1995-2000)

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5 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 2 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mao Tse-Tung | Mao Tse-tung

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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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People who are liberals look upon the principles of Marxism as abstract dogma. They approve of Marxism, but they are not prepared to practice it in full; they are not prepared to replace their liberalism by Marxism. See more »

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His radical ideology has inspired countless revolutions far beyond China's borders, including guerilla activities in Nepal, Peru, Philippines, and student protests/demonstrations/riots in Europe during the late 60s, the most prominent one in France, between May and August, 1968. See more »

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Star Sign:

Capricorn

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