As a child
   He was born on August 13, 1926 in Biran, Cuba. His father Angel Castro was originally Spain. He was really wealthy and he owned a sugarcane plantation. His mother was a maid to his dad's first wife. He grew up wealthy situation in the middle of poverty. His name Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz.    

After completing elementary education in a private catholic school he later moved on to El Colegio de Belen, which is a Jesuit school in Havana on 1945. Fidel a gifted student with great memory. Fidel was more interested in sports more than academics in Belen. 
Castro was wantiing to join his school's baseball team. A peasant rebellion during has been thought to have influenced Castro into politics.