Ángel Castro y Argiz

Ángel Castro y Argiz

Father of Fidel Castro
Born Dec 5, 1875

Ángel María Bautista Castro y Argiz was the father of Cuban leaders Fidel and Raúl Castro. He was the son of Manuel de Castro y Núñez and wife Antonia Argiz y Fernández.

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1875 Birth Born on December 5, 1875.


1898 22 Years Old Following the defeat of Spain, Ángel Castro returned to Spain in 1898, but returned to Cuba through the port of Havana the following year. … Read More
1903 27 Years Old He also had seven more children, including Fidel, by his cook, Lina Ruz González, born in Las Canarias on September 23, 1903 and daughter of Francisco Ruz Vázquez (1874-1961) and Dominga González Ramos, whom he later married on April 26, 1943: Ángela María Castro Ruz (b. … Read More


1911 35 Years Old Ángel Castro married María Argota y Reyes on March 25, 1911, by whom he had five children: Manuel Castro Argota (1913–1914), María Lila Perfidia Castro Argota, Pedro Emilio Castro Argota (b. 1914), Antonia María Dolores Castro Argota (b. 1915) and Georgina de la Caridad Castro Argota (b. 1918).


1956 81 Years Old Castro y Argiz died in the town of Birán, 42 days before his son Fidel landed in Los Cayuelos on December 2, 1956. … Read More
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