Chairman Mao Zedong's wax figure at Madame Tussauds Bangkok

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Chairman Mao Zedong

“The Chinese Communist Party is the core of leadership of the whole Chinese people. Without this core, the cause of socialism cannot be victorious”

Mao Zedong first encountered Communism as a young man, whilst he was working as a library assistant at Peking University. He later became a Marxist and served in the revolutionary army during the 1911 Chinese Revolution

He co-founded the Chinese Communist Party in 1921 and in October 1949 established the People’s Republic of China and became Chairman

In 1964, a collection of quotations from his speeches and writings were published together in The Little Red Book. Every Chinese citizen had to own, read and carry it at all times during his rule

Born Mao Zedong on 26th December 1893 in Hunan Province, People’s Republic of China
Died on 9th September 1976 in Beijing, People’s Republic of China

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