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    Cuban politician and revolutionary

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  1. Apr 3, 2014 · Famous Political Figures. Fidel Castro orchestrated the Cuban Revolution and was the head of Cuba's government until 2008. Updated: Apr 20, 2021. Getty Images. (1926-2016) Who Was Fidel Castro?...

  2. Nov 26, 2016 · Cuba's former president Fidel Castro, one of the world's longest-serving and most iconic leaders, has died aged 90. His younger brother and successor as president Raul Castro announced the news...

  3. 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 nearly half a century as Cuba’s maximum leader,...

  4. Jul 21, 2019 · Fidel Castro (August 13, 1926–November 25, 2016) took control of Cuba by force in 1959 and remained its dictatorial leader for nearly five decades. As the leader of the only communist country in the Western Hemisphere, Castro was long the focus of international controversy. Fast Facts: Fidel Castro. Known For: President of Cuba, 1959–2008.

  5. Nov 26, 2016 · Fidel Castro, the fiery communist politician and Cuban revolutionary who led his country for almost half a century, has died, the Associated Press reported. His health had been deteriorating...

  6. Nov 26, 2016 · Published 10:34 AM PST, November 26, 2016. HAVANA (AP) — Fidel Castro, who led his bearded rebels to victorious revolution in 1959, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S. presidents during his half-century of rule in Cuba, has died at age 90. With a shaking voice, President Raul Castro said on state television that ...

  7. Fidel Castro, (born Aug. 13, 1926, near Birán, Cuba—died Nov. 25, 2016, Cuba), Political leader of Cuba (1959–2008). Son of a prosperous sugar planter, he became a lawyer and worked on behalf of the poor in Havana. He was a candidate for Cuba’s legislature when Gen. Fulgencio Batista overthrew the government in 1952.

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