It has been exactly 44 long years since Mao Zedong died in Beijing on September 9, 1976 at the age of 82. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed political figures of his generation.
Today, fans of Mao Zedong along with the rest of the world have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Mao, a cultural icon
Born Mao Zedong in Shaoshan on December 26, 1893, his career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in Chinese history. Mao was not just a great political figure, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
His legacy continues to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique heritage.
It's been 44 years since the tragic loss of Mao Zedong and his personality still resonate strongly within us all. Although Mao Zedong is no longer physically here, his presence is more powerful than ever. He left a void that has yet to be filled.
In memory of the Late Great Mao Zedong.
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