Fidel Castro over the years (28 images)

Fidel Castro, the former leader of Cuba who led a communist revolution on the island nation, died Friday, state-run media reported. He was 90. The following is a look back at Fidel Castro's 45 years as the leader of Cuba, from the UPI archives.
Updated: Nov. 26, 2016 at 8:36 AM
3 of 28
Fidel Castro (L), leader of the "26th July" revolutionary group which ousted Cuban President Fulgencio Batista, shakes hands with U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon following talks in Washington April 19, 1959. UPI file photo.
| License Photo
Most Popular
1 dead, several hurt after ride malfunction at Ohio State Fair
Nebraska officers charged with assault in mentally ill man's death
Trump donates second paycheck to Education Department
House votes to boost lawmakers' home security systems
Foxconn to build plant in Wisconsin, invest $10B