Jiang Qing

Communist and Wife of Mao Zedong Jiang Qing

Full Name: Madame Mao
Profession: Communist and Wife of Mao Zedong


Biography: 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".

Born: March 19, 1914
Birthplace: Zhucheng, Shandong, China

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces

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

Married Life

Historical Events

  • 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

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