Chinese Leaders

Chinese Leaders - Important Political Leaders (1949 to...

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Important Political Leaders (1949 to 1976) Peng DeHuai - Marshall of Red Army - Close friend of Mao - Criticized Mao, but overall supported  him - Commander during Korean War - After The Great Famine, tried to  persuade Mao to stop - During Post Famine Conference, openly  asked Mao to stop - Mao was upset by the public criticism  and launched attack against Peng, called  him a Counter- Revolutionary - Was struggled against, and died from  cancer while under house arrest Liu ShaoQi - Leader of underground Communist  Party in big cities - Organized the intellectuals and workers  within the city - Understood economical management - After Famine, Mao realized he needed  help with the economic side of things - Liu became Chairman, and was  successful in restoring China’s economy  quickly - Mao saw Liu as a threat because he was  becoming popular, so condemned him as  a Capitalist and a traitor
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