Major personalities

Chinese Communists

The Chinese Communist Party was founded in July 1921 by Chen Duxiu and Li Dazhao. The Party suffered heavy losses at the hands of the Guomindang in 1926-27 and a new party was built by Mao Zedong, and Zhou Enlai. The new CCP consolidated its leadership and cadre during the Long March, 1934-37, and after the defeat of the Japanese was able to drive out the Guomintang and in 1949, declared the People's Republic of China.

Chen Duxiu

Deng Xiaoping

Gang of Four

Hua Guofeng

Li Dazhao

Lin Biao

Liu Shaoqi

Mao Zedong

Peng Zhen

Zhou Enlai

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