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29 October 1889|
Laoting, Zhili Province, Qing Dynasty
|Died||28 April 1927
Peking, Republic of China
|Cause of death||Execution by hanging|
|Alma mater||Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan; Beiyang College of Law and Politics, Tianjin, China.|
Li Dazhao or Li Ta-chao (October 29, 1889 – April 28, 1927) was a Chinese intellectual who participated in the New Cultural Movement in the early years of the Republic of China, established in 1912. He co-founded the Communist Party of China (CPC) with Chen Duxiu in July 1921. He helped build a united front between the CPC and Sun Yat-sen's Nationalist Party in early 1924. During the Northern Expedition, Li was arrested and then executed by the warlord Zhang Zuolin in Beijing in 1927.
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