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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 1946 Holiday in Mexico
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 1946 Easy to Wed
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Re-elected as leader of Cuba's Communist Party.

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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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I never saw a contradiction between the ideas that sustain me and the ideas of that symbol, of that extraordinary figure, Jesus Christ. See more »


Underwent major surgery for an intestinal illness in July 2006. His brother Raul has temporarily ruled the country since then. The illness is widely believed to be cancer, though he has denied this. See more »


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