Armando Hart

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Hart in Berlin (1963)

Armando Hart Dávalos (June 13, 1930 – November 26, 2017) was a Cuban politician and a Communist leader. He was born in Havana, Cuba. Before the Cuban Revolution which ousted President Fulgencio Batista, Hart studied to be a lawyer at the University of Havana. While there, he became politically active and would soon join Fidel Castro and Che Guevara in their fight against Batista.

When Castro came into power, Hart served as Minister of Education (1959–1976) and as Minister of Culture (1976–1997).

Hart in Havana of respiratory failure on November 26, 2017 at the age of 87.[1]

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