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Fidel Castro
Bearded, charismatic and ruthless, Fidel Castro was the undisputed leader of Cuba from 1959 until 2008, when he stepped down after nearly 50 years in power. His revolutionary overthrow of dictator Fulgencio Batista in 1959 was one of the great Marxist victories of the modern era. Fidel Castro was born in Cuba, educated in Catholic schools and studied law at the University of Havana. In 1953 he was involved in a first unsuccessful attempt to overthrow Fulgencio Batista, whose official title was More »
Name at Birth: Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz
Born: August 13, 1926 (Oriente Province, Cuba)

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Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz was a Cuban communist revolutionary and politician who governed the Republic of Cuba as Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 and ...

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Aug 9, 2018 ... Fidel Castro: Cuban political leader (1959–2008) who transformed his country into the Western Hemisphere's first communist state.

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Find out more about the history of Fidel Castro, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

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Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro is born in the Oriente province of eastern Cuba. The son of a Spanish immigrant who had made a fortune building rail systems ...

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For the leader of a small Caribbean nation, Fidel Castro's impact on the latter half of the twentieth century has been inordinate.

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Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz (13 August 1926 – 25 November 2016) was a Cuban politician and communist revolutionary who governed the Republic of Cuba as ...

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May 3, 2018 ... View CNN's Fast Fact on the life of Fidel Castro and learn more about the former Cuban leader.

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Was Cuban leader Fidel Castro once given a tryout by the Washington Senators baseball team?

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Nov 26, 2016 ... Fidel Castro, the fiery apostle of revolution who brought the Cold War to the Western Hemisphere in 1959 and then defied the United States for ...