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Castro, Raúl, 1930-

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Personal name headingCastro, Raúl, 1930-
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Variant(s)Castro Ruz, Raúl, 1930-
Ruz, Raúl Castro, 1930-
Birth date19300603
Place of birthBirán (Cuba)
AffiliationPartido Comunista de Cuba
Profession or occupationPolitician
Found in20 aniversario de la victoria, 1979: p. 67 (Raúl Castro Ruz, Gral. de Ejército, Ministro de las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias)
LC data base, 5/1/84 (hdg.: Castro Ruz, Raúl, 1930- )
Our Armed Forces are firmly linked to the people, to the revolutionary state, and to their vanguard Party, 1974: p. 3 (Division Commander Raúl Castro, second Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba)
Wikipedia, April 7, 2014 (Raul Castro; Raúl Modesto Castro Ruz; born 3 June 1931 in Birán, Cuba; politician and revolutionary who has been President of the Council of State of Cuba and the President of the Council of Ministers of Cuba since 2008; he previously exercised presidential powers in an acting capacity from 2006 to 2008. He is Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces (Army, Navy, and Air Force) and has also been First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) since 2011, replacing his brother Fidel Castro)
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