Full Name: Madame Mao
Profession: Chinese Communist & Wife of Mao Zedong
Why Famous: Served as Communist China's 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".
- 1976-10-11 Mao Zedong's widow Jiang Qing and the "Gang of Four" are arrested and charged with plotting a coup
- 1981-01-25 Mao's widow Jiang Qing sentenced to death