In 1945, the leaders of the nationalist and communist parties, chiang kai-shek and mao zedong, met for a series of talks on the formation of a post-war government both agreed on the importance of democracy, a unified military, and equality for all chinese political parties. Mao zedong (also called mao tse-tung) founded the people's republic of china and was the primary leader of the country from its establishment in 1949 until his death in 1976 mao also led the communist revolution in china and fought against the nationalist party in the chinese civil war. Mao: the unknown story is a 2005 biography of chinese communist leader mao zedong (1893-1976) written by the wife and husband team of writer jung chang and historian jon halliday, who depict mao as being responsible for more deaths in peacetime than adolf hitler or joseph stalin.
The leader after mao zedong is pretty controversial in theory, the leader after mao zedong should be hua guofeng, the chairman of china, ccp, and the military, and the premier, all handed down after. Jonathan spence's book titled mao zedong is a biography of the great chinese leader spence aims to show how mao evolved from a poor child in a small rural village, to the leader of a communist nation. This american-produced documentary looks at the life, times and leadership of mao zedong - from his peasant origins to his grip over the people's republic of china part 1 of 4 for more.
Mao zedong, the founder of communist china, was responsible for the murder of tens of millions of his fellow chinese but not surprisingly, when the chinese regime remembered the 120th anniversary. Mao zedong (1893-1976) was a great marxist, proletarian revolutionary, strategist and theorist, and the main founder and leader of the communist party of china (cpc), the chinese people's. Deng xiaoping was a leader for the people, while mao zedong was against the people deng considered the economic, living, and industrial conditions for china mao zedong did not care about the awful living conditions for the people.
Paramount leader 1949 - 1976 no overview of chinese history would be complete without a survey of the life of mao zedong with many still living who were born under his long rule it is too soon to give an objective assessment of his life. 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 biography free biography of mao zedong provided by ofletterscom mao zedong máo zédong (december 26, 1893 - september 9, 1976) was the leader of the communist party of china from 1935 under his leadership, it became the ruling party of mainland china as the result of its victory in the chinese civil war and.
Portraits of mao zedong at tiananmen gate in beijing the great helmsman is still revered by many in china despite admissions by the country's new leaders that his rule caused 'grave disorder. The first handshake was for jiang zemin, china's 91-year-old former leader, who sat immediately to xi jinping's left then xi, newly reaffirmed as chinese president for another five years. This week, china celebrates the 120th birth date of the founding father of the people's republic - mao zedong no one looms larger in the narrative of modern china. Pages in category mao zedong the following 3 pages are in this category, out of 3 total. The communist party of china, or cpc, was led by mao zedong other important leaders included second in command zhou enlai and generals zhu de and peng dehuai other important leaders included second in command zhou enlai and generals zhu de and peng dehuai.
The first generation of chinese leaders, represented by mao zedong, used a revolution to destroy old china and found the people's republic of china. 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. Mao zedong was born in 1893 in the village of shaoshan, china his father, mao yichang was born an impoverished peasant, but had become one of the wealthiest farmers in shaoshan zedong described his father as a harsh disciplinarian who would beat him and his three siblngs.
After mao zedong won the chinese civil war in 1949, his goal became the unification of the five nationalities under the big family, the people's republic of china, and under a single political system, the communist party of china. Mao zedong 毛泽东 (1893-1976) 1 october 1949 : 27 september 1954 : zhu de liu shaoqi soong ching-ling li jishen zhang lan gao gang: himself mao also held more powerful offices as chairman of the communist party of china and chairman of the central military commission, making him the paramount leader of china. Mao zedong (also mao tse-tung) was the world's most prominent chinese communist during the 20th century mao's red army overthrew chiang kai-shek in 1949, and the communists seized power of mainland china. The most authoritative life of the chinese leader every written, mao: the unknown story is based on a decade of research, and on interviews with many of mao's close circle in china who have never talked before -- and with virtually everyone outside china who had significant dealings with him.