Chairman Mao Zedong's grandson, Mao Xinyu, becomes youngest general in China's history





The grandson of Chairman Mao Zedong, the first leader of the People’s Republic of China, has become the country's youngest army general, state-run media reported.

Photographs of the portly Mao Xinyu wearing the insignia of a major general, the lowest of three general ranks in the People's Liberation Army, were published on the Web site of China News Service. Mao is the youngest person to hold that rank, the Global Times reported Monday, citing Bao Guojun, a spokesman at the Academy of Military Sciences, where Mao is stationed....

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