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Fidel Castro (I) (1926–2016)


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 »

Died:

(age 90) in Havana, Cuba

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 1986 Araaayyyyy!!!
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Other Works:

Re-elected as leader of Cuba's Communist Party.

Publicity Listings:

8 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 12 Portrayals | 4 Interviews | 23 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

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

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

[text from a 1953 speech. The last line is considered his most famous quote ever] I know that imprisonment will be harder for me than it has ever been for anyone, filled with cowardly threats and hideous cruelty. But I do not fear prison, as I do not fear the fury of the miserable tyrant who took the lives of 70 of my comrades. Condemn me. It does not matter. History will absolve me. See more »

Trivia:

Hobbies were fishing, hunting and reading. See more »

Trademark:

Almost always appears in public in solid green military fatigues See more »

Nickname:

El Comandante See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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