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Mao Zedong (1893–1976)

  • By: Arthur L. Rosenbaum
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Leader of China's Communist revolution

Mao Zedong was the military-political architect of the Communist victory in the Chinese civil war, the leading Marxist proponent of guerrilla war and continuous revolution, and the supreme ruler of the Chinese People's Republic from 1949 to ...

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