Interesting People - Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong worked as a library assistant at Peking University.

(Allegedly this is where he first encountered the idea of Marxism. Working in a library obviously had a profound effect on him, as during the Cultural Revolution, Chairman Mao ordered the burning of many books, condemning them as decadent, reactionary, and poisonous weeds, including many classical Chinese books like the works of Confucius, and the Chinese Book of Poetry.)


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