Chen Zongying

 

 

 

Age: 101

 

Summary: Chinese revolutionary who was one of the few women who joined the Chinese communists Long March in 1934 traveling 7750 miles to escape Chiang Kai-shek's encircling Nationalist forces, and whose story was told in the book Choosing Revolution.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: January 1902

 

Died: May 31, 2003

 

Location: Beijing, China