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About Raúl Castro
Raúl Castro is a Cuban politician best known for being the 18th President of Cuba. He assumed presidential duties of Cuba in 2006 after his ailing brother and former President of Cuba, Fidel Castro, temporarily transferred power to him. In 2008, he officially assumed office as President of Cuba. Prior to his presidency, he held a number of very important positions in Cuba, including that of the Minister of Armed Forces for almost 50 years.
He was married to Vilma Espín in 1959. The couple had four children together, including Mariela and Alejandro. The marriage ended with Vilma's death in 2007.
Just like his brother Fidel, he also played an instrumental role in the Cuban Revolution.
After his 2015 visit with Pope Francis, he stated that he was considering rejoining the Roman Catholic Church.
In 2016, President Barack Obama made a historic visit to Cuba to meet with him. The visit became the first visit made by a sitting President of the United States in approximately 88 years.
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Raúl Castro's Popularity
Raúl Castro is a famous Cuban politician, who was born on June 3, 1931. As a person born on this date, Raúl Castro is listed in our database as the 24th most popular celebrity for the day (June 3) and the 20th most popular for the year (1931).
People born on June 3 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Raúl Castro is the 769th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Raúl Castro's birthday, Raúl Castro is the 6th most famous Cuban.
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