Jiang Qing

Chinese Communist & Wife of Mao Zedong Jiang Qing Full Name: Jiang Qing [Madame Mao]
Nationality: Chinese

Profession: Chinese Communist & Wife of Mao Zedong
Why Famous: Served as Communist China's first first lady, and played a major role in the Cultural Revolution (1966–76). Also formed the radical political alliance known as the "Gang of Four".

Born: March 19, 1914
Star Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zhucheng, Shandong, China

Died: May 14, 1991 (aged 77)
Cause of Death: Suicide

Married Life

Historical Events in the Life of Jiang Qing

  • 1976-10-11 Mao Zedong's widow Jiang Qing & "Gang of Four" arrested & charged with plotting a coup
  • 1981-01-25 Mao's widow Jiang Qing sentenced to death

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