Ever wondered how Fidel Castro rose to stardom?
Fidel Castro, a charismatic leader and a revolutionary politician remained the Prime Minister of Cuba from 1959 to 1976 and the President of Cuba from 1976 to 2008. He also served as the Commander in Chief of the Cuban Armed Forces from 1959 to 2008.
He was the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba from 1961 to 2011. He was twice the Secretary General of the Non-Aligned Movement.
An illegitimate son of sugarcane planter, Fidel was born in Cuba on 13th of August 1926. He led the law student federation and participated in two political uprisings in Columbia and Dominican Republic.
He earned his law degree from the University of Havana in 1950.
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