The first Congress of the Chinese Communist Party

Here, in this room, almost a century ago, the first Congress of the Chinese Communist Party was held. Among the 11 Chinese founding members of the Communist Party was a 27-year-old named Mao Zedong.

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For the other 10 members, however, things did perhaps not turn out as planned: 5 of them left the party, 3 were expelled, 2 were murdered, 2 were sentenced to death, and 1 went into exile.

Simon Hedlin

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