Fidel Castro striking his famous pose. Arrested and jailed for opposing an oppressive, US-backed regime, he led a revolution and maintained power in Cuba for 50 years. He survived hundreds of assassination attempts and 9 US presidents.
Fidel Castro along with his comrade Che Guevara led the successful revolution in Cuba which toppled the US puppet government of Batista. Photo: AFP
Fidel Castro en un rayo de luz. Foto: Baldrich/ Juventud Rebelde.
A look back at the Cuban strongman's early days and rise to power
Feliz 90 Comandante - Fidel Castro speaking to crowd in Havana, Cuba.
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Fidel Castro, photographed in 1964. Castro, more than any other political leader in recent memory, had the stature of a living myth in his own country.