Fidel Castro was the founder of modern day Cuba, he’s iconic, and he’s also still something of an enigma. Take a look at 16 interesting facts you never knew about the man and the legend and you’ll be ready to wow at any dinner party.
Fidel Castro ruled Cuba for more than 49 years.
That means his reign spanned 10 U.S. presidents!
He was actually the son of a reasonably well off landowner.
Fidel was born on his father’s sugar plantation.
His family moved from the Galician region in Spain to start a new life.