Miguel Daz-Canel was elected President of the Council of State on April 19, 2018, succeeding Raul Castro, and has been in office as President of Cuba since October 10, 2019. The office of first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba has retained its status as the most influential political position on the island nation.
Fidel Castro, the 90-year-old former First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba and President of the Council of State, died of natural causes on the evening of November 25, 2016, at 22:29 (CST) in the Central Standard Time zone.
/btist/; Spanish: [fulxensjo atista I saldia]; born Rubén Zaldia, January 16, 1901 – August 6, 1973) was a Cuban military officer and politician who served as the country’s elected president from 1940 to 1944 and as the country’s U.S.-backed military dictator from 1952 to 1959 before being overthrown in a coup in 1959.
1902) Tomas Estrada Palma, the first President of Cuba, in the Presidential Palace in Havana, about 1902.
Havana, often known as La Habana in Spanish, is the capital, largest city, busiest port, and most important commercial center in Cuba. It also serves as the capital of one of Cuba’s 15 provinces, the city of Havana (City of Havana).
Immediately following the end of the Spanish–American War, Spain and the United States signed the Treaty of Paris (1898), by which Spain relinquished Puerto Rico, the Philippines, and Guam to the United States in exchange for a payment of US$20 million and Cuba became a United States protectorate.
From April 1961 through the end of 1961. From the end of 1961 until the end of 1962. From the end of 1962 until the end of 1963.