Mao Zedong

China

born

1893

Xinhai Revolution

October 10, 1911 - February 12, 1912

May Fourth Movement

1919

Communist Party of China

July 1, 1921 - Present

Chinese Civil War

August 1, 1927 - December 22, 1936

Autumn Harvest Uprising

September 7, 1927

Long March

October 1934 - October 1935

Second Sino-Japanese War

July 7, 1937 - September 9, 1945

Chinese Civil War

March 31, 1946 - May 1, 1950

Communist China

1949 - Present

Great Leap Forward

1958 - 1961

death

September 9, 1976

World Events

World War I

1914 - 1918

World War II

1939 - 1945

Cold War

1945 - 1991

Independence of India

July 18, 1947

Establishment of Israel

May 14, 1948

Berlin Airlift

June 1948 - May 1949

USSR's first nuclear warhead exploded

August 29, 1949