Cuban politician and groundbreaking who became the Leader of Cuba in 2008 when he succeeded his sibling Fidel Castro. He was an associate from the 26th of July Motion in 1958 that attacked the Moncada Barracks, and he spent 22 a few months in prison because of this and was exiled to Mexico. In 1959, after his brother’s military got Cuba, he was in charge of overseeing the overview execution of ratings of soldiers devoted to deposed leader Batista. He wedded Vilma Espín on January 26, 1959 plus they got three daughters and something son jointly: Déborah, Mariela, Nilsa, and Alejandro. He got office as Leader after his sibling, Fidel Castro, dropped ill.