Castro Ruz, Raul
Born: Jun 03, 1931 AD
Currently alive, at 83 years of age.
1931 - He was born on the 3rd of June.
1953 - Raul was a member of the 26th of July Movement which attacked the Moncada Barracks and spent 22 months in prison as a result of this action.
1972 - He was the first deputy prime minister of Cuba.
1976 - He was the first vice-president of Cuba.
2006 - On the 31st of July, Raúl Castro assumed the duties of President of the Council of State in a temporary transfer of power due to Fidel Castro's illness.
2007 - On the 1st of May, Raúl presided over the May Day celebrations in Havana.
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