• Born date: 1893-12-26
  • Born in: China
  • Death date: 1976-09-09
  • Death in: China
Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong, also transcribed as Mao Tse-tung About this sound listen , and commonly referred to as Chairman Mao (December 26, 1893 – September 9, 1976), was a Chinese Communist revolutionary and the founding father of the People's Republic of China, which he governed as Chairman of the Communist Party of China from its establishment in 1949 until his death in 1976.