Mao’s First Lady Jiang Qing Ends Up in Prison and ‘Falls on Her Own Sword’

Mao Zedong with his fourth wife, Jiang Qing.

For 10 years during the Cultural Revolution, Jiang Qing, former First Lady of the People’s Republic of China, wielded dictatorial powers over hundreds of millions of people. (Image: via Nspirement staff composite)