Cuban Revolution Leaders Mural in Havana, Cuba - Encircle Photos

Cuban Revolution Leaders Mural in Havana, Cuba

Another painting on the Comite Municipal Habana Vieja building portrays the men who led the Cuban Revolution until the overthrow of President Fulgencio Batista on January 1, 1959. Pictured left to right are: 1. Che Guevara (1928 – 1967): Third in command of Cuban rebels, he was executed in Bolivia in 1967. 2. Camilo Cienfuegos (1932 – 1959): The “Hero of Yaguajay” was a Comandante during the revolution and then Chief of Staff of the Cuban Army until killed in a plane crash in 1959. 3. Julio Antonio Mella (1903-1929): A founder of the Communist Party of Cuba who was assassinated in 1929. These three portraits also comprise the logo for the Young Communist League in Cuba. Unión de Jóvenes Comunistas (UJC) was founded in 1962.

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