CHEN Duxiu (Chén Dúxiù 陈独秀)

Anne Shen CHAO

Chen Duxiu was a founder of the New Culture Movement, which persuaded an entire generation of young intellectuals to embrace a Western scientific frame of mind and a democratic political outlook.

1879–1942 Chinese Communist Party founder

Chen Duxiu 陈独秀, founder of the Chinese Communist Party and a leader of the New Culture Movement (c. 1915–1923), was a lifelong rebel who fought corrupt political practice, first against the Qing dynasty, then against the warlord Yuan Shikai 袁世凯,….

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