Marita Lorenz

Who Had Affair With Fidel Castro
Born Aug 18, 1939

Marita Lorenz is a German woman who had an affair with Fidel Castro in 1959 and in January 1960 was involved in an assassination attempt by the CIA on Castro's life. She later had a child with the Venezuelan former dictator Marcos Pérez Jiménez. In the 1970s she testified regarding the John F. Kennedy assassination, stating that she was involved with a group of anti-Cuban militants including Lee Harvey Oswald shortly before the assassination.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Marita Lorenz.


1939 Birth Born in 1939.


1959 20 Years Old In 1959, weeks after the Cuban Revolution, she arrived in Havana with her father on board of the MS Berlin. … Read More
1960 21 Years Old Back in Cuba in 1960, she did not deliver the pills but told Castro about the plot, claiming that she still loved him. … Read More
1961 22 Years Old While continuing to work against Castro's Cuba, in 1961 she met the deposed Venezuelan dictator Marcos Pérez Jiménez who lived in the US. … Read More
1963 24 Years Old Then she met him again just before the Kennedy assassination in 1963 in the house of Orlando Bosch, with Frank Sturgis, Pedro Luis Díaz Lanz and two other Cubans present. … Read More


1970 31 Years Old In 1970 she married the manager of an apartment building in New York. … Read More


1993 54 Years Old In 1993 she wrote her first autobiography, Marita: One Woman's Extraordinary Tale of Love and Espionage from Castro to Kennedy (ISBN 1560250550), with Ted Schwarz.


2000 61 Years Old She is the subject of a 2000 German documentary film Lieber Fidel - Maritas Geschichte ("Dear Fidel - Marita's Story"). … Read More
2001 62 Years Old Her second autobiography Lieber Fidel – Mein Leben, meine Liebe, mein Verrat (ISBN 3471780793) appeared in 2001.
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