Category Archives: Communism

MAO ZEDONG
(1893-1976)

The Suicide of Miss Zhao

  Mao Zedong (or Mao Tse-tung), the revolutionary who was to become the leading force in the establishment of the People‚Äôs Republic of China, was born to the family of a small landowner. As was the custom among the peasantry, … Continue reading

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KARL MARX
(1818-1883)

from Peuchet on Suicide

  Born in Trier, Prussia, the third of seven children, Karl Heinrich Marx was educated at home until the age of 13. His father, descended from a long line of rabbis, was prohibited by the Prussian authorities from practicing law … Continue reading

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