Who was the leader of Cuba from 1959 until 2006 when he turned power over to his brother Raul due to illness?
FIDEL CASTRO ruled Cuba from 1959-2006.
One. Since 1959 it has been a communist dictatorship.
Since 1959 49 years Forty nine years
Since 2006, Fidel's brother Raúl has ruled Cuba.
He became the leader in 1959.
The current living ruler... Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has ruled Equatorial Guinea since 1979. Fidel Castro ruled Cuba for 49 years from 1959 to 2008.
Since 1959 Cuba has been a dictatorship.
Cuba never attacked the US. Castro's been (or was) the leader of Cuba since 1959. If your question is referring to the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, that wasn't a war. It was a "crisis"...meaning, it was ALMOST a war (a nuclear war). The Soviets removed the atomic missiles from Cuba and we departed.
Fidel Castro led Cuba from 1959 to 2008.
1 January 1959
Fidel Castro ruled Cuba though 1959 to 2008.
Castro. Fidel Castro
Fulgencio Batista from 1933 to 1959. Fulgencio Batista.
He was the brutal dictator of Cuba since 1959. He killed thousands and put people in prison for disagreeing with him.
Spain ruled Cuba for 400 years.
Fidel Castro served as Cuban dictator for 49 years, since he led a band of guerrillas to overthrow the government in 1959. Castro started the revolution in early 1958, he assumed power on 1 January 1959.
Fidel Castro ruled Cuba for 48 years.
In 1959 Fidel Castro lead a revolt in Cuba 1959.
The current active leader of Cuba is Castro since after giving the title of president to his younger brother, reclaimed it after recovering from a period of illness.
Fidel Castro is the former leader of Cuba.
The leader of Cuba is the President of Cuba, currently Raúl Castro as of 2008 February 24.
Fidel Castro overthrew the Batista government in Cuba in 1959
Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz - commonly known as Fidel Castro - ruled Cuba as a dictator- sorry, President- from 1959 until he retired in 2008. He had taken an active part in a revolution which overthrew the previous government led by Fulgencio Batista.
Since 1959 Cuba has had nothing to do with America, during the Cold War America tried to blockade Cuba by boat in order to stop Soviet boats but it wasn't succesful.
Since 1 January 1959 when Fidel Castro took control of the government.
Since 1959 Castro was the dictator of Cuba. This alone made him a historical person.
About Twenty four million dollars. The actual: $4,085.00. Only one annual check has been cashed since Castro took command of Cuba.
What happened in 1959 that caused people from Cuba immigrate to the USA
Cuba has a dictator as a leader.
That would be Fidel Castro. Castro led the revolution overthrowing Fulgencio Batista, whom opponents described as a dictator, in 1959. Shortly thereafter, Castro was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Cuba. Ironically it was Castro who would become the dictator of Cuba.
Spain controlled Cuba until 1898.
I believe its a communistic dictatorship
Batista served two different terms as president of Cuba. First from 1940 to 1944, he was preceded by Frederico Laredo Bru. His second term was from 1952 to 1959 and he ousted Carlos Prios Socarras.
You overthrow the present leader.
Check your grammar. Do you mean 'How did Fidel Castro BECOME leader of Cuba?' And he won a coup. -Thats how he became leader.
No, its a communist ruled country.
He was a lawyer
Nikita Kruschev was the Soviet leader who had missile sites built in Cuba.
Cuba is given the title of a leader.
Cuba has had a communist party since the revolution of 1959. It continues to run the country to the present day.
No. Cuba is in effect ruled by a dictator who is not concerned about the consent of the governed.
Castro - the ex leader of Cuba took over in 1959 and led the communist regime there In that sense it's not a suffix, it's a name. Try Astronomy.
It was Castro .
The ones that were in Cuba were taken over by the state. In 1959 the main business was gambling casinos that had been operating since the 1930's. The mob had a lot of business and holdings in Cuba.
Christian Democratic Party of Cuba was created in 1959.
On January 1st, 1959 Cuba invaded a place called Bay Of Pigs!