Leadership Of Mao Zedong

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Mao Zedong (1893-1976)

September 9, 1976, Mao Zedong, the prominent figure of Chinese communism revolution and the founder of People’s Republic of China after suffering from Parkinson’s disease for a long period of time, passes away at the age of 82 in Beijing, China. In a small village of Shaoshan in Hunan province, Mao Zedong was born into a peasant family in December 26, 1893. From his early childhood, Mao experienced extremities related to his family’s economic status; working everyday in the field, unable to study, forced marriage, and others. In his teenage life, Mao left to Changsha for half a year of military service until 1912, and education in a Teacher’s training school. After, Mao worked in the University Library, encountering revolutionary idea and Marxism, and in 1921, he became the branch of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Overcoming numerous difficulties and struggles, by October 1, 1949, Mao became the chairman of the Communist Party and founded the new communist People’s Republic of China, governing the country until today.

China’s glorious leader during his lifetime proved to be an exceptional hero of China to certain circumstances, leaving influential history behind for the future generation.

Mao Zedong displayed incredible and positive leadership traits during the Long March Campaign. During Mao’s time in the CCP, the party encountered continuous conflicts with the Kuomintang nationalist party (KMT) led by Chiang Kai Shek as both sides considered
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