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With his personal philosophy added to the constitution, Xi Jinping now joins Mao Zedong as one of modern China’s most powerful leaders.

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Can China ever move on from Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong Chinese revolutionary leader and founder of the People's Republic of China
Mao Zedong’s hand-picked successor Lin Biao reached his political peak in 1969, when his status as China’s second most powerful man was written into the Communist Party’s constitution at the 9th party congress in April.

China elevates Xi Jinping to Mao Zedong’s level

In the summer of 1968, Red Guards from Tsinghua University in Beijing clashed with mediators dispatched by the central government, shooting dead some of them. After the incident, Mao Zedong convened the student leaders and rebuked them.


Xi Jinping seems destined to become China’s new Mao Zedong

Mao’s historic swim marked a turning point in Chinese politics, with the 72-year-old returning to Beijing that same month to launch a vigorous counter-attack against his opponents in the party leadership.

As the Cultural Revolution played out in China, Mao Zedong’s political teachings grew in popularity around the world, under the slogan of “liberating the human race”. Across the globe, Maoists rose up in rebellion as they strove to apply his ideology in their respective countries and regions. Riots, chaos and unrest ensued.

8 History Book Myths About Mao Zedong | HuffPost

Birth pangs of the emerging revolution began in the early 1960s, when China’s supreme leader Mao Zedong – increasingly insecure from being sidelined as chairman of the Communist Party – started trying to reassert his authority.

Philosophical Dictionary: Mao-Maximin

We detail the birth of the movement – Mao Zedong’s brainchild – and how the hardline political campaign shook the nation even as its effects rippled across the globe. Former and rebels share their personal accounts of the difficult decade that the country and its people are still struggling to come to terms with half a century on.

Is Xi Jinping China's New Mao-Like Strongman? | HuffPost

Mao Zedong stepped down as China’s president in 1959, leaving it to President Liu Shaoqi to direct most of the government’s daily operations, asserting his power only when he saw necessary.