Jiang Qing

Chinese Communist & Wife of Mao Zedong Jiang Qing

Full Name: Madame Mao
Profession: Chinese Communist & Wife of Mao Zedong

Nationality:
China
Chinese

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
Birthplace: Zhucheng, Shandong, China
Star Sign: Pisces

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

Famous Suicides