Monday, April 7, 2014

People In The Cuban Revolution

Fidel Castro:
Born: August 13, 1926 in Brían, Cuba
Involvement in the Cuban Revolution: He was the first Communist leader in Cuba and was one of the leaders in the Cuban revolution. He meet Che in Mexico before he was put into a Cuban prison by the infamous leader Fulgencio Batista. Fidel along with his brother Raul Castro, and Che Guevara organized rebels to take over Cuba and install their communist government. As the Castro brothers and Che Guevara made their way through Cuba, they took the capital city of Havana and ultimately put the Communist Government in place.
Fidel Castro

Raul Castro:
Born: June 3, 1931 in Brían, Cuba
Involvement in the Cuban Revolution: Raul is the most recent president of Cuba, he received office from his brother Fidel Castro who was the first leader in Cuba. Both Fidel and Raul were large parts of the Cuban Revolution. Raul, who is much younger than his brother Fidel, both were put into Batista's prison before they met Che on his journey. Currently Raul is running the country into ruin. The economy is struggling and with the recent release of the fake twitter account, (here is the link to the report by Time Magazine the people and government are having struggles to keep the country at ease.
Raul Castro

Ernesto “Che” Guevara:
Born: June 14, 1928, Rosario, Argentina
Involvement in the Cuban Revolutionary: Ernesto “Che” Guevara is considered the face of Cuba. His portrait is postersized all over Cuba and the world. For Che was the man who was on a journey to make a better government. He found this ability in the beliefs of Karl Marx. Karl Marx was “The first Communist” where he believed in a classless society. Che grew out these ideas and ultimately convinced Fidel Castro to adopt these ideas and enforce them in Cuba. After Cuba was taken over Che decided to leave Cuba due to the involvement with the Russians in 1962. Che then left to explore more Communist countries such as Russia and China. He then traveled to the Congo. Fidel Castro wrote to Che many times and the most important time was toward the beginning of the Bolivian Rebellion. He was caught by the United States in 1967. He was later executed his body was returned to Cuba for a large memorial service.
Che Guevara

Hilda Gadea:
Born: March 1921, Lima, Peru
Involvement in the Cuban Revolution: Hilda was Che’s first wife and they shared a very special relationship. They were married from 1955 to 1959 due to Che falling in love with new women by the name of Aleida March. Hilda was a believer in Communism and was a very key instrument into helping Che fully embellish Communism. She died in 1997 in Havana Cuba.
Hilda and Che 

Aleida March:
Born: 1937 in Santa Clara, Cuba
Involvement in the Cuban Revolution: Aleida was Che’s second and last wife until his death. They meet when She was on a journey through Cuba and married after The government was overthrown. They had four children together and all lived in Havana Cuba. Che and Alieda’s Four children are the remaining genes to Che Guevara.

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