Fidel Castro

1926 - 2016

Fidel Castro

Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz (; American Spanish: [fiˈðel aleˈxandɾo ˈkastɾo ˈrus]; 13 August 1926 – 25 November 2016) was a Cuban revolutionary and politician who served as Prime Minister of Cuba from 1959 to 1976 and President from 1976 to 2008. Ideologically a Marxist–Leninist and Cuban nationalist, he also served as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba from 1961 until 2011. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fidel Castro has received more than 16,890,703 page views. His biography is available in 142 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 42nd most popular politician.

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  • 142

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.92

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Fidel Castro ranks 42 out of 14,801Before him are Qin Shi Huang, Ronald Reagan, Louis XVI of France, Hurrem Sultan, Peter the Great, and Leon Trotsky. After him are Huang Xianfan, Caligula, Martin Van Buren, Josip Broz Tito, Akhenaten, and Marcus Aurelius.

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Among people born in 1926, Fidel Castro ranks 3Before him are Elizabeth II and Marilyn Monroe. After him are Michel Foucault, Ingvar Kamprad, Alfredo Di Stéfano, Chuck Berry, Sathya Sai Baba, Leslie Nielsen, Beji Caid Essebsi, Miles Davis, and Jiang Zemin. Among people deceased in 2016, Fidel Castro ranks 2Before him is Muhammad Ali. After him are Umberto Eco, Johan Cruyff, Bud Spencer, Shimon Peres, Debbie Reynolds, Bhumibol Adulyadej, David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, Imre Kertész, and Zaha Hadid.

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In Cuba

Among people born in Cuba, Fidel Castro ranks 1 out of 138After him are Raúl Castro (1931), Fulgencio Batista (1901), José Raúl Capablanca (1888), Italo Calvino (1923), Camilo Cienfuegos (1932), Paul Lafargue (1842), José Martí (1853), Alberto Korda (1928), Compay Segundo (1907), Ibrahim Ferrer (1927), and Andy García (1956).

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Among politicians born in Cuba, Fidel Castro ranks 1After him are Raúl Castro (1931), Fulgencio Batista (1901), Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado (1919), Miguel Díaz-Canel (1960), Juan Almeida Bosque (1927), Emilio Mola (1887), Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (1956), Carlos Manuel de Céspedes (1819), Gerardo Machado (1871), Ramón Grau (1881), and Tomás Estrada Palma (1835).

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