Fidel Castro became the Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 then became the 17th President and lead Cuba from 1976 to 2008
How he become Leader?
Fidel Castro got in office and got Preceded and Succeeded by lots of people in Office. First Castro became the 7th & 23rd Secretary-General of the Non-Aligned Movement then 16th Prime Minister of Cuba, next he was President of the council of Ministers of Cuba, then became First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communists Party of Cuba
Fidel Castro had a Communism. Castro's government established covert military and economic relations with the Soviet Union, leading to the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Castro's government established covert military and economic relations with the Soviet Union.
Fidel Castro ended democratic elections in Cuba and denounced American Imperialism. Castro announced The Cuban government was adopting communist economic and political polices.
Fidel Castro meeting Pope Benedict XVI
Best Known For
Fidel Castro is known for his long beard and almost always appears in public in green military fatigues.