Máo Zétán (毛泽覃, also named Máo Zélín 毛泽淋, courtesy name first Yǒngjú 咏菊, then Rùnjú 润菊; 25 September 1905 – 25 April 1935) was the younger brother of Mao Zedong. He joined the Communist Party of China in 1923. In 1927, he participated in the Nanchang Uprising, retreating with the Communists to the Jinggang Mountains at its completion. At the age of 29, he was captured and executed while fighting Kuomintang forces in Jiangxi, covering the withdrawal of the main Communist army during the Long March.

Mao Zetan
毛泽覃
Born(1905-09-25)25 September 1905
Died25 April 1935(1935-04-25) (aged 29)
Cause of deathExecuted by the Kuomintang
NationalityChinese
Other namesMao Zelin (毛泽淋)
OccupationGuerrilla soldier
Parent(s)Mao Yichang
Wen Qimei

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