End of a Revolutionary Character- Fidel Castro dies aged 90

End of a Revolutionary Character- Fidel Castro dies aged 90

Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, taking power in 1959 and governing for 49 years, dies aged 90. The person who himself was a revolution & later on he brought Revolution.

Fidel Castro

He was truly an inspiration for the revolutionary struggle. His brother Raul Castro says Cuba‘s revolutionary leader Fidel Castro will be cremated early on Saturday. Raul Castro shouted the revolutionary slogan: “Towards victory, always!” while he announced his death.

Raul Castro says #Cuba's revolutionary leader #FidelCastro will be cremated early on Saturday

Cuba played an important role in African liberation struggles. Joining hands with Nelson Mandela, he worked for Africans. Castro handed over power to his brother Raul Castro in 2006 and two years later Raul becomes president officially.

  • 1926: Born in the south-eastern Oriente Province
  • 1953: Imprisoned after leading an unsuccessful rising against Batista’s regime
  • 1955: Released from prison
  • 1956: With Che Guevara, begins a guerrilla war against the government
  • 1959: Defeats Batista, sworn in as prime minister of Cuba
  • 1961: Fights off CIA-sponsored Bay of Pigs invasion by Cuban exiles
  • 1962: Sparks Cuban missile crisis by agreeing that USSR can deploy nuclear missiles in Cuba
  • 1976: Elected president by Cuba’s National Assembly
  • 1992: Reaches an agreement with US over Cuban refugees
  • 2008: Stands down as president of Cuba due to health issues
Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro laughing about a newspapers report on U.S. attempts to kill him. ca 1960s.

He empowers the Cuba in Education. According to Facts, Before Fidel Castro (1959) the official literacy rate for Cuba was between 60% and 76%. By 1962, 96% literacy rate achieved. His services for Cuba and Africans will be remembered.


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  1. John

    February 15, 2017 at 11:51 am

    Castro was a brave man and a real symbol of greatness in the region. I read his biography at which is really inspiring.

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