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Mao Ze·dong

 (mou′ dzŭ′dŏng′) also Mao Tse-tung (tsŭ′to͝ong′) 1893-1976.
Chinese Communist leader and theorist. A founder of the Chinese Communist Party (1921), he commanded troops in the Chinese Civil War (1927-1949) and proclaimed the People's Republic of China in 1949. As party chairman and the country's first head of state (1949-1959), he initiated sweeping but misguided economic, agricultural, and industrial reforms that resulted in widespread starvation. He continued as party chairman after 1959 and was a leading figure in the Cultural Revolution (1966-1969). In the 1970s he consolidated his political power and established ties with the West.

Mao Ze•dong

(ˈmaʊ zəˈdʊŋ, dzə-)

also Mao Tse-tung

(ˈmaʊ tsəˈtʊŋ, dzəˈdʊŋ)
n.
1893–1976, chairman of the People's Republic of China 1949–59 and of the Chinese Communist party 1943–76.
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