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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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 1951 The New China (Documentary)
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 1950 Liberated China (Documentary)
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 1947 The People Between (Documentary)
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 1937 China Strikes Back (Documentary short)
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1 Biographical Movie | 5 Print Biographies | 7 Portrayals | 2 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mao | Mao Tse-Tung | Mao Tse-tung

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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We think too small, like the frog at the bottom of the well. He thinks the sky is only as big as the top of the well. If he surfaced, he would have an entirely different view. 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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Chairman Mao See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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