Fidel Castro (I) (1926–2016)

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Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz was born in Birán, Holguin Province, Cuba, the fifth of nine children of Ángel María Bautista Castro y Argiz, a plantation owner originally from Galicia, Spain, who operated a plantation in Cuba's Oriente Province. His mother, Lina Ruz González, was a servant in his father's home who bore Fidel out of wedlock (they later... See full bio »


(age 90) in Havana, Cuba

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 1986 Araaayyyyy!!!
 1959 Cuban Rebel Girls
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Re-elected as leader of Cuba's Communist Party.

Publicity Listings:

8 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 15 Portrayals | 4 Interviews | 24 Articles | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dr Fidel Castro | Dr. Fidel Castro | President Fidel Castro


6' 1" (1.85 m)


Dalia Soto del Valle  (his death)  (5 children) | See more »

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The revenues of Cuban state-run companies are used exclusively for the benefit of the people, to whom they belong. See more »


Mentioned in Billy Joel's "We Didn't Start The Fire". See more »


Known for often smoking cigars before he quit in 1986 See more »


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