what was fidel castro’s profession before he became involved in politics?
Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz August 13, 1926 – November 25, 2016) was a Cuban politician and revolutionary who governed the Republic of Cuba for 47 years as Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 and then as President from 1976 to 2006
Residence: Santiago de Cuba
Alma mater: University of Havana
Although Castro took an interest in history, geography and debating at Belén, he did not excel academically, instead devoting much of his time to playing sport
In 1945 he began studying law at the University of Havana, where he first became politically conscious, becoming a staunch anti-imperialist and critic of United States involvement in the Caribbean. Involved in student politics, he was affiliated to Eduardo Chibás and his Partido Ortodoxo, achieving publicity as a vocal critic of the pro-U.S. administration of President Ramón Grau and his Partido Auténtico.