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Chairman Mao Zedong dies at the age of 82. "Gang of Four" with Mao's widow tries to get into power.



1976, September 9


Mao's death - at 10 minutes past midnight - is announced by the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party, the State Council, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress and the party's Military Affairs Commission.



Li, Zhisui (1994): The private life of Chairman Mao. The memoirs of Mao's personal physician Dr. Li Zhisui. With the editorial assistance of Anne F. Thurston. New York (Random House)


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We assume that according to the copyright laws of the People's Republic of China, this photo is in the public domain, because it was published more than fifty years ago.


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