This Day In History
This Day In History
Friday, November 15, 2019

«Cuban Revolution»

January 1, 1959

Fulgencio Batista, dictator of Cuba, is overthrown by Fidel Castro's forces during the Cuban Revolution. The Cuban Revolution was an armed revolt by Fidel Castro's 26th of July Movement against the regime of Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista between 1953 and 1959. Batista was finally ousted on 1 January 1959, and was replaced by a revolutionary government led by Castro. This government later reformed along communist lines, becoming the present Communist Party of Cuba in October 1965.
Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolution, Cuba

Fulgencio Batista

Fulgencio Batista
(January 16, 1901 - August 6, 1973)
Fulgencio Batista y Zaldívar was the United States-aligned Cuban President, dictator and military leader who served as the leader of Cuba from 1940 to 1944 and from 1952 to 1959, before being overthrown as a result of the Cuban Revolution.
Cuban leader, Cuban Revolution
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