Quotes by Fidel Castro

About Fidel Castro:

Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz is a Cuban politician and revolutionary who served as Prime Minister of the Republic of Cuba from 1959 to 1976 and then President from 1976 to 2008. Politically a Marxist–Leninist and Cuban nationalist, he also served as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba from 1961 until 2011. Under his administration Cuba became a one-party socialist state; industry and business were nationalized, and state socialist reforms were implemented throughout society. Internationally, Castro was the Secretary-General of the Non-Aligned Movement from 1979 to 1983 and from 2006 to 2008.

Author Bio

  • NameFidel Castro
  • Descriptionformer First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba
  • AliasesFidel Alejandro Castro Ruz
  • BornAugust 13, 1926
  • CountryCuba
  • ProfessionPolitician; Lawyer; Soldier
  • AwardsHero Of The Soviet Union; Order Of Lenin; Lenin Peace Prize; Jubilee Medal "Thirty Years Of Victory In The Great Patriotic War 1941-1945"; Order Of The October Revolution; Order Of The White Lion; Order Of The Star Of Romania; Order Of Georgi Dimitrov; Order Of Polonia Restituta; Order Of Jamaica; Jamaican Order Of Merit; Order Of Karl Marx; Order Of The Aztec Eagle; Order Of Klement Gottwald; Order Of Merit Of Duarte, Sanchez And Mella; Order Of Good Hope; National Order Of Mali; Order Of Prince Yaroslav The Wise; Order Of The Liberator; Order Of The Crown Of The Realm; Order Of The Quetzal; Order Of The Companions Of O. R. Tambo; Order Of Merit (Ukraine); Star Of People's Friendship; Confucius Peace Prize; Al-Gaddafi International Prize For Human Rights