Cao Diqiu () (
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Ts'ao Ti-ch'iu) (August 1, 1909 – March 29, 1976) was a
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politician. He was born in Ziyang, Sichuan Province. He joined the Communist Party of China in 1929. After graduating from Sichuan University, he went to northern Jiangsu Province after the outbreak of the Second Sino-Japanese War to participate in guerrilla activities. He was the third mayor of Shanghai under the People's Republic of China until being deposed on January 6, 1967, in the wake of the "January Storm" phase of the Cultural Revolution.Roderick MacFarquhar and Michael Schoenhals, ''Mao's Last Revolution'' (Harvard University Press, 2009) p165 He was also Communist Party of China Committee Secretary and Mayor of Chongqing.


{{DEFAULTSORT:Cao, Diqiu 1909 births 1976 deaths People's Republic of China politicians from Sichuan Communist Party of China politicians from Sichuan Mayors of Shanghai Mayors of Chongqing Political office-holders in Chongqing Victims of the Cultural Revolution Politicians from Ziyang Sichuan University alumni