Who took over Mao?
|Chairman Mao Zedong|
|Succeeded by||Liu Shaoqi|
|Chairman of the Central Military Commission|
|In office September 8, 1954 – September 9, 1976|
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Similarly one may ask, who ruled before Mao Zedong?
Presidents and Chief Executives
|Year||President (list) the Republic of China (as leader of Taiwan)||President (list) the People's Republic of China (as head of state of China)|
|1950||Chiang Kai-shek||Mao Zedong|
Similarly, who was the former leader of China? In the 1970s, the position of Chinese president was abolished, but Mao Zedong and Hua Guofeng were Chairman of the Communist Party of China successively.
Similarly, who ruled China after 1949?
On October 1, 1949, Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong declared the creation of the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Why is Taiwan called Republic of China?
It was a member of the United Nations representing "China" until 1971, when it lost its seat to the People's Republic of China. Over subsequent decades, the Republic of China has become commonly known as "Taiwan", after the island that comprises 99% of the territory under its control.