- Mao Tse-tung was born on December 26, 1893, in the farming community of Shaoshan, in the province of Hunan , China, to a peasant family that had tilled their three acres of land for several generations. Life was difficult for many Chinese citizens at the time, but Mao's family was better off than most.
Sep 01, 2020 · Mao Tse-tung was born on December 26, 1893, in the farming community of Shaoshan, in the province of Hunan, China, to a peasant family that had tilled their three acres of land for several...
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 was the leader of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) from 1935 until his death, and he was chairman (chief of state) of the People’s Republic of China from 1949 to 1959 and chairman of the party also until his death.
Mao Zedong (/ ˈ m aʊ (d) z ə ˈ d ʊ ŋ /; Chinese: 毛泽东; pinyin: Máo Zédōng pronounced [mǎu tsɤ̌.tʊ́ŋ]; December 26, 1893 – September 9, 1976), also known as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese communist revolutionary who was the founder of the People's Republic of China (PRC), which he ruled as the chairman of the Chinese Communist Party from its establishment in 1949 until his death in 1976.
The early life of Chinese revolutionary and politician Mao Zedong covered the first 27 years of his life, from 1893 to 1919. Born in Shaoshanchong, Shaoshan in Hunan province, Mao grew up as the son of Mao Yichang, a wealthy farmer and landowner. Sent to the local Shaoshan Primary School, Mao was brought up in an environment of Confucianism, but reacted against this from an early age, developing political ideas from modern literature. Aged 13 his father organised a marriage for him with Luo Yigu
- His Wife Had Revenge Affairs. Jiang Qing got her revenge. Frustrated with her husband’s flagrant infidelity, she visited her female friends and said, “Why shouldn’t a woman have male concubines?
- Mao’s Wife Had To Go Through His Mistress To Talk To Him. Mao had a lot of mistresses, but his favorite was Zhang Yufeng. When they first met, Mao was in his late sixties and she was 16 years old.
- He Made Khrushchev Wear Water Wings. Mao never fully got over the reception that Stalin had given him. Years later, when Nikita Khrushchev visited Mao in 1958, Mao got his revenge.
- He Went To The Bathroom In A Hole In The Ground. Stalin got to Mao more deeply that he realized. After all, Stalin had made Mao use a toilet. Officially, the chairman owned one, but he didn’t use toilets unless he absolutely had to.
Mao Tse-tung was born in Hunan province, China in December 1893. He studied basic education and started working at the age of 13. He left his village to pursue higher education in the Changsha, Hunan’s capital. He graduated from high school and stayed back in the capital.
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. Anyone who got in...
- Unbelievable Facts
- In 1962, Mao started a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl. She was a member of the Chinese Air Force’s cultural troupe which performed to entertain Mao and other high-ranking officials.
- When the Soviet Premier Khrushchev made a state visit to China in 1958, Mao held a meeting in his pool because he knew Khrushchev couldn’t swim. Mao did it because he felt the Soviets disrespected him when he visited Moscow in 1949.
- In 1956, Mao launched the Hundred Flowers Campaign, encouraging citizens to freely express criticisms of national policy. But then he used the opportunity to target critics of his regime and send them to prison labor camps.
- In 1968, the Pakistani foreign minister presented Mao with some mangoes. At the time, few people in China had ever seen a mango. Mao used the fruit was a propaganda tool, sending them as gifts to institutions such as a university and a factory, causing large celebrations.
Mao Tse-tung: Life and Legacy is a short film on the political life of the Chinese leader, primarily focusing on post-World War II developments.
- 13 min
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