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  • Cuba
    Monday Oct 11, 1948
    Fidel Castro

    Marriage

    Cuba
    Monday Oct 11, 1948

    He married Mirta Díaz Balart, a student from a wealthy family, through whom he was exposed to the lifestyle of the Cuban elite. The relationship was a love match, disapproved of by both families, but Díaz Balart's father gave them tens of thousands of dollars, along with Batista, to spend on a three-month New York City honeymoon.




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