"the Great Helmsman of China's Revolution, Chairman Mao"
Chairman Mao
Public DomainChairman Mao - Credit: Unknown

 Mao Zedong, commonly referred to as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese Communist revolutionary, guerrilla warfare strategist, Marxist political philosopher, and leader of the Chinese Revolution. He was the architect and founding father of the People's Republic of China (PRC), which he controlled from its establishment in 1949 until his death in 1976.


Mao Portrait at the Gate of Heavenly Peace
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeMao Portrait at the Gate of Heavenly Peace - Credit: Raimond Spekking