Mao Zedong first encountered Communism as a young man, whilst he was working as a library assistant at Peking University.
- 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
- orn Mao Zedong on 26th December 1893 in Hunan Province, People’s Republic of China