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Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro

Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz was born, in Cuba, on the 13th of August, 1926.  The son of a wealthy farmer, who was not married to Castro's mother, Fidel studied law at the University of Havana where he adopted anti-imperialist beliefs.

Castro led a successful revolution in his country, in 1959, overthrowing Cuba's US-backed leader, Fulgencio Batista.

This image depicts Castro as a young revolutionary.


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Image online, courtesy U.S. National Archives.

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