Chen Yi [C]

Ch'en Yi 陳毅 Ch'en Yi (1901—), one of the outstanding military commanders in China in the 1930's and 1940's, joined the Fourth Red Army in 1928 and was an early supporter of Mao Tse-tung. He became acting commander (1941) and then commander (1946) of the New Fourth Army. After 1949 he was mayor of Shanghai […]

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Mao Zedong

Mao Tse-tung 毛澤東 T. Jun-chih 潤之 Mao Tse-tung (26 December 1893-), leader of the Chinese Communist party and founder of the People's Republic of China. Shaoshan, Hsiangt'an hsien, Hunan, was the birthplace of Mao Tse-tung. This agriculturally productive and culturally advanced section of Hunan produced two of the outstanding scholargenerals of the late Ch'ing period, […]

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