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Castro, Fidel (b. 1926)

  • By: Margaret S. Boone
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Cuban leader

Fidel Castro has been the leader of Cuba since overthrowing the pro-U.S. dictator Fulgencio Batista in a Communist revolution in 1959. As a leader, Castro exudes the aura of being of the people, by the people, and for the people ...

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