Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz (born August 13, 1926) is a Cuban communist revolutionary and politician, having held the position of Prime Minister of Cuba from 1959 to 1976, and then President from 1976 to 2008. He also served as the Commander in Chief of the country's armed forces and the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba from the party's foundation in 1961 until 2011. Politically a ... more »
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''History will absolve me.Fidel Castro (b. 1926), Cuban revolutionary, premier. La Historia Me Absolver (pamphlet) (1953). Castro used the words during his trial in 1953, r...
[La historia me absolver .]''
''I began revolution with 82 men. If I had [to] do it again, I do it with 10 or 15 and absolute faith. It does not matter how small you are if you have faith and plan of action.''Fidel Castro (b. 1926), Cuban revolutionary, premier. New York Times (April 22, 1959).