Fidel Castro – Facts About the Cuban Revolutionary Leader

Fidel Castro - Facts About the Cuban Revolutionary Leader
Fidel Castro was born Aug. 13, 1926, near the town of Biran in the eastern portion of Cuba. His father Angel Castro y Argiz was a wealthy sugar plantation owner that had been born into a poor peasant family in Spain. His mother Lina Ruz Gonzalez was a maid in the elder Castro’s household who ...

Michelangelo Refused to Paint the Sistine Chapel

Michelangelo Refused to Paint the Sistine Chapel
When Michelangelo was first offered the job of painting the Sistine Chapel he refused, considering himself a sculptor rather than an artist.