Eusebio Leal, a charismatic, self-taught historian credited with saving the colonial coronary heart of Cuba’s crumbling capital of Havana soon after many years of neglect, died Friday.

Mr. Leal experienced been having difficulties with most cancers for many several years. He was seventy seven several years outdated.

Mr. Leal, who experienced a shut relationship with lengthy time Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, ascended into…