Huber Matos

1918 - 2014

Huber Matos

Huber Matos Benítez (26 November 1918 – 27 February 2014) was a Cuban military leader, political dissident, activist and writer. He opposed the dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista from its inception in 1952 and fought alongside Fidel Castro, Raul Castro, Che Guevara, Camilo Cienfuegos and other members of the 26th of July Movement to overthrow it. Following the success of the Cuban Revolution that brought Fidel Castro to power, he criticized the regime's shift in favor of Marxist principles and ties to the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Huber Matos has received more than 136,793 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 192nd most popular social activist.

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Among social activists, Huber Matos ranks 191 out of 426Before him are Max Mosley, Kailash Satyarthi, Ravachol, Bacha Khan, Subcomandante Marcos, and Tuvia Bielski. After him are Carl Oberg, Simon bar Giora, Anna Hazare, Ryu Gwansun, Jacques Vergès, and Abu al-Qasim al-Khoei.

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Among people born in 1918, Huber Matos ranks 86Before him are Ian Stevenson, Spiro Agnew, Bernd Alois Zimmermann, Helmut Lent, Kevin A. Lynch, and Lothar-Günther Buchheim. After him are Theodore Sturgeon, W. Eugene Smith, Elmore James, Raimon Panikkar, Ben Johnson, and Antonín Mrkos. Among people deceased in 2014, Huber Matos ranks 98Before him are Manitas de Plata, Carlo Bergonzi, Richard Bull, Jack Bruce, Vasily Petrov, and Riz Ortolani. After him are Sabah, Milan Galić, Rubin Carter, Nicholas Romanov, Prince of Russia, Björn Waldegård, and Alicia Rhett.

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Among people born in Cuba, Huber Matos ranks 32 out of 138Before him are Javier Sotomayor (1967), Gerardo Machado (1871), Leo Brouwer (1939), Teófilo Stevenson (1952), Tomas Milian (1933), and Jaime Lucas Ortega y Alamino (1936). After him are Chelo Alonso (1933), Nicolás Guillén (1902), Ramón Grau (1881), Carlos Puebla (1917), Tomás Estrada Palma (1835), and Vilma Espín (1930).

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Among social activists born in Cuba, Huber Matos ranks 2Before him are Camilo Cienfuegos (1932). After him are Oswaldo Payá (1952) and Yoani Sánchez (1975).

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