Fidel Castro

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El Comandante

Fidel Castro
Fidel Castro High Res Image.png
Portrait of comrade Fidel
Born
Fidel Hipólito Castro Ruz

(1926-08-13)August 13, 1926
Birán, Cuba
DiedNovember 25, 2016(2016-11-25) (aged 90)
Havana, Cuba
Cause of deathNatural Causes
NationalityCuban
Political lineMarxism-Leninism

Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz (August 13th, 1926 — November 25th, 2016) was a Cuban Marxist-Leninist revolutionary and a leader of the Cuban Revolution, alongside Che Guevara. He served as Prime Minister of Cuba from 1959 to 1976 and President from 1976 to 2008. He also served as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba from 1961 until 2011.