Chinese Communism Timeline

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  • More of Long March

    To escape the Kuomintang forces, the Chinese Communist army begins the Long March from Jiangxi province to Shaanxi
  • Long March

    An uprising in Vienna leads to the immediate resignation of the long-serving chancellor Klemens von Metternich
  • Chinese Civil war

    Chinese Civil war
    Civil war breaks out in Chile between supporters of a liberal president and a hostile congress
  • Sun Yat Sen

    Sun Yat Sen
    He Was a Chinese revolutionary and political leader. As the foremost pioneer of Republican China, Sun is frequently referred to as the Father of the Nation.
  • Republic of china established

    Republic of china established
    A republic of China is proclaimed, with Sun Yatsen as its provisional president. Yuan Shikai outlaws the Guomindang party in the republic of China, to give himself unchallenged power as president.
  • Mao ZeDong

    Mao ZeDong
    Mao Zedong leads a delegation to the First Congress of the Chinese Communist Party in Shanghai.In 1935 Mao Zedong wins control over the Chinese Communists during the Long March
  • Shanghai Massacre

    Shanghai Massacre
    also known as the April 12 Incident, was a large-scale purge of Communists from the Kuomintang in Shanghai, ordered by Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek on 12 April 1927, during the Northern Expedition.
  • Chang Kai-Shek

    Chang Kai-Shek
    He ruled the chinese military and he was a political leader who led the kuominatang for five decades and was head of state of the chinese nationalist government between 1928 and 1949. He led the suppression of the Chinese Communist Party.
  • WWII

    WWII
    Japanese troops occupy Beijing – at the start of eight years of continuous war between China and Japan. The Japanese capture the Chinese capital, Nanjing, and massacre at least 300,000 inhabitants within a few weeks.
  • Republic moves to Taiwan

    Chiang Kai-shek) sets up a new Republic of China in Taiwan, vowing to recapture the rest of the nation in due course
  • People's Republic of China Established (Communism)

    People's Republic of China Established (Communism)
    The People's Republic of China was formally established, with its national capital at Beijing.
  • Great leap Forward

    Mao Zedong imposes on China a Great Leap Forward, an attempt at industrialization that results in economic chaos and widespread famine.