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Political Party Коммунистическая партия Советского Союза (Kommunisticheskaya Partiya Sovetskogo Soyuza ) (Communist Party of the Soviet Union) (1922-1953) 中国共产党 (Zhōngguó Gòngchǎndǎng) (Communist Party of China) (1917-1976)
Born Ioseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili, 18 December 1878, Gori, Tiflis Governorate, Russian Empire Mao Zedong, December 26, 1893, Shaoshan, Hunan, China
Spouse(s) Ekaterina Svanidze (1906–07), Nadezhda Alliluyeva (1919–32) Luo Yixiu (1907–1910), Yang Kaihui (1920–1930), He Zizhen (1930–1937), Jiang Qing (1939–1976)
Died 5 March 1953 (aged 74), Kuntsevo Dacha, Kuntsevo, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Soviet Union September 9, 1976 (aged 82), Beijing, China
Cause of Death Stroke Heart attack
Resting Place Lenin's Mausoleum, Moscow (9 March 1953 – 31 October 1961), Kremlin Wall Necropolis, Moscow (from 31 October 1961) Chairman Mao Memorial Hall, Beijing, China
Children Yakov Dzhugashvili, Vasily Dzhugashvili, Svetlana Alliluyeva Mao Anying, Mao Anqing, Mao Anlong, Mao Anhong, Li Min, Li Na (his first two children were given to local farmers because of fighting with the Japanese)
Citizenship Soviet Chinese
Allegiance Union of Soviet Socialist Republics People's Republic of China
Other Political Affiliations None 国民党 (Guómíndǎng) (Kuomintang) (1925-1926)
Parents Besarion Jughashvili (father), Ketevan Geladze (mother) Mao Yichang (father), Wen Qimei (mother)
Relations Mikhail Jughashvili, Georgy Jughashvili Mao Zemin, Mao Zeta, Mao Zejian
Occupation Politician Revolutionary, statesman
Claimed Religion Atheist, (previously) Russian Orthodox Atheist
Nationality Georgian Chinese
Description Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin was the leader of the Soviet Union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953. Mao Zedong or Mao Tse-tung, also known as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese communist revolutionary and founding father of the People's Republic of China, which he ruled as an autocrat styled the Chairman of the Communist Party.
Racial Policy Joseph Stalin opposed all religious beliefs and views, and often has been held responsible for the murder of Jews, Catholics and Orthodox clergymen. Mao Zedong opposed all religious beliefs and views.

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