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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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 1972 Nach Peking und zurück (TV Movie documentary)
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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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Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 5 Print Biographies | 7 Portrayals | 2 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chairman Mao | Mao | Mao Tse-Tung | Mao Tse-tung

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Letting a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools of thought contend is the policy for promoting the progress of the arts and the sciences and a flourishing culture in our land. See more »

Trivia:

As a reaction to the Maoist insurrection in Paris and Lyon in May, 1968, the Charles de Gaulle administration decided to reorganize tertiary education in France. During the reorganization, the prestigious architecture school of Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts was split from the school and divided into several smaller schools. See more »

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Star Sign:

Capricorn

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