Fidel Castro and Osvaldo Dorticos Torrado talking to Cuban medical staff who are going to Peru to help with the aftermath of an earthquake, circa 1950.
In 1955, Fidel Castro was exiled to Mexico after spending 22 months in prison for the attack on the Moncada barracks.
Cuban leader, Fidel Castro meets Vice-President Richard Nixon at the U.S. Capitol in Washington,D.C., April 19, 1959.
Che Guevara and Fidel Castro were fellow revolutionaries and long-time friends.
In this Feb. 26, 1957 file photo, Cuba’s leader Fidel Castro stands in an unknown location in Cuba.
Malcolm X with Fidel Castro in Harlem, New York, 1960.
Cuban Prime Secretary of the Cuban Communist party and President of the State Council Fidel Castro greeting Chilean President Salvador Allende in Santiago, upon his arrival for a ten-day official visit to Chile, on Nov. 10, 1971.
Cuban premier Fidel Castro speaks in Chile in 1972.
Fidel Castro celebrates along side supporters, 1974.
Cuban leader Fidel Castro salutes the camera during an event in Havana, June, 1988.
Fidel Castro interview 1993
Fidel Castro speaks during a political rally July 26, 2006 in Holguin, Cuba.
Fidel Castro, second from the left, in 1953 following his arrest after he led an attack on the Moncada Barracks. Castro orchestrated the anti-Batista attack on the military barracks in Santiago de Cuba, seeing himself as an heir to Cuban independence leader Jose Marti.
Fidel CASTRO giving firing instructions to guerrilla fighters who have come to join his armed forces
Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro
Cuba’s former leader Fidel Castro, right, shakes hands with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Sept 19, 2016, in Havana, Cuba.
Nelson Mandela, Fidel Castro, a relationship built on mutual admiration
Cuba’s Fidel Castro visits with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, right, in Havana, Cuba, July 11, 2014.
Pope Francis holds hands with Fidel Castro in Havana, Cuba, Sept. 20, 2015.
How Castro changed history, a journey through frames