Mao Zedong

Introduction

Mao Zedong led communist forces in China through a long revolution beginning in 1927 and ruled the nation’s communist government from its establishment in 1949. Along with Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin, Mao is considered one of the most significant communist figures of the Cold War.

Article Details:

Mao Zedong

  • Author

    History.com Staff

  • Website Name

    History.com

  • Year Published

    2009

  • Title

    Mao Zedong

  • URL

    http://www.history.com/topics/cold-war/mao-zedong

  • Access Date

    October 30, 2014

  • Publisher

    A+E Networks