Fidel Castro

Cuban Communist Revolutionary and Politican

Fidel Castro on Socialism

5 Facts About Castro

1.) A year in school (1940), Fidel Castro wrote a letter to the U.S. president, asking for a ten dollar bill, and offering to let him mine in Cuba's mines.

2.) Castro says he tried to commit suicide 634 times, but failed each attempt.

3.) In 1959, he became the prime minister of Cuba.

4.)In 1947, Castro visited the Dominican Republic to help in an journey trying the overthrow of the dictator Rafael Trujillo.

5.) Castro became more wealthy when he married a girl named Mirta Diaz Balart. They had one child, named Fidelito.