Political Leaders

Mao Zedong

1893 - 1976

Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong (; December 26, 1893 – September 9, 1976), also known as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese communist revolutionary who became the founding father of the People's Republic of China (PRC), which he ruled as the Chairman of the Communist Party of China from its establishment in 1949 until his death in 1976. His theories, military strategies, and political policies are collectively known as Maoism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, his Wikipedia page in English has received more than 15,904,130 page views. His biography is available in 138 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 56th most popular Political Leaders and the 5th most popular biography from China.

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  • 0.00459

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among Political Leaders, Mao Zedong ranks 56 out of 10,080Before him are Diocletian (HRV), Otto von Bismarck (DEU), Commodus (ITA), Philip II of Macedon (GRC), Theodosius I (ESP), and Herod the Great (ISR). After him are Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (BEL), Richard I of England (GBR), Louis XVI of France (FRA), Claudius (FRA), Maria Theresa (AUT), and Mars.

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Among people born in 1893, Mao Zedong ranks 1 out of 130After him are Hermann Göring (DEU), Yip Man (CHN), Joan Miró (ESP), Joachim von Ribbentrop (DEU), Alfred Rosenberg (EST), Vladimir Mayakovsky (GEO), Mikhail Tukhachevsky (RUS), Walter Ulbricht (DEU), Roland Freisler (DEU), Carol II of Romania (ROU), and Draža Mihailović (SRB). Among people deceased in 1976, Mao Zedong ranks 1 out of 118After him are Agatha Christie (GBR), Martin Heidegger (DEU), Werner Heisenberg (DEU), Luchino Visconti (ITA), Alvar Aalto (FIN), Max Ernst (FRA), Zhou Enlai (CHN), Howard Hughes (USA), Fritz Lang (USA), Jean Gabin (FRA), and Man Ray (FRA).

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