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Antonio Núñez Jiménez
Cuban revolutionary

Antonio Núñez Jiménez

Antonio Núñez Jiménez
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Intro Cuban revolutionary
Was Anthropologist
From Cuba
Field Social science
Gender male
Birth 20 April 1923, Alquízar, Cuba
Death 13 September 1998, Havana, Cuba (aged 75 years)
Star sign Taurus
Politics Communist Party of Cuba
University of Havana
USSR State Prize  
Grand Cross of the Order of the Sun of Peru‎  
Antonio Núñez Jiménez
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Leads of the memorial march in Havana on 5 May 1960, for the victims of the La Coubre freight ship explosion (Jimenez: right)

Antonio Núñez Jiménez (April 20, 1923 – September 13, 1998) was a Cuban revolutionary and academic.

Núñez was born in Alquízar, Havana Province. In 1950, he received his first doctorate from the University of Havana, and later received a second doctorate from the Lomonosov Moscow State University of Moscow. In 1954, he authored Geography of Cuba, that replaced Levi Marrero’s Geografía de Cuba as a standard educational text in Cuba.

With Che Guevara and his daughter Hilda, 4 years old, in 1960.

Núñez served as captain in the revolutionary forces of Che Guevara. After former rebel commander Humberto Sorí Marin was executed in April 1961, he took over the position of Minister of Agrarian Reform.


Núñez died on September 13, 1998. His work is highly respected in Cuban government circles.

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