Fidel Castro was a politician.
He was in the Communist Party of Cuba.
He was the head of the government, and
the national president of Cuba.
Words with same meanings
Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz
Commander in Chief
Historical leader of the Cuban Revolution
He was the president of Cuba.
That was from December 2, 1976, until February 24, 2008.
He died on November 25, 2016.
Fidel Castro was in Mexico.
There he made a soldier training.
On November 25, 1956, he traveled by boat to Cuba.
With him, were also:
- His brother Raul Castro
- Che Guevara
- Camilo Cienfuegos
- and 78 other soldiers.
Some call it: Rebel army.
There were 2 years of war in Cuba.
Some call it guerilla fight.
On January 1, 1959, the dictator Batista fled from Cuba.
Fidel Castro then became the head o the government of Cuba.
The US has different secret services.
For example, the secret service CIA.
The CIA repeatedly tried to assassinate Fidel Castro.
On August 1, 2006, Fidel Castro gave many of his posts to his brother Raul.