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Today’s Notable Foreign Birthday

Mao Zedong – Founding Communist leader of the People’s Republic of China

English: Mao's official portrait at Tiananmen ...
Mao’s official portrait at Tiananmen gate. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Mao Zedong ( Wade-Giles: Mao Tse-tung) (December 26, 1893 – September 9, 1976) was a Chinese revolutionary, political theorist and Communist leader. He led the People’s Republic of China (PRC) from its establishment in 1949 until his death in 1976. His theoretical contribution to MarxismLeninism, military strategies, and his brand of Communist policies are now collectively known as Maoism.

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