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  1. Howard Robard Hughes Jr. (December 24, 1905 – April 5, 1976) was an American business magnate, record-setting pilot, engineer, film producer, and philanthropist, known during his lifetime as one of the most influential and richest people in the world. He first became prominent as a film producer, and then as an important figure in the aviation industry.

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  3. Howard Hughes - Wikipedia

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    Howard Robard Hughes Jr. (December 24, 1905 – April 5, 1976) was an American business magnate, record-setting pilot, engineer, film producer, and philanthropist, known during his lifetime as one of the most influential and richest people in the world. He first became prominent as a film producer, and then as an important figure in the aviation industry.

  4. Howard Hughes | Biography & Facts | Britannica

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    Howard Hughes, in full Howard Robard Hughes, Jr., (born December 24, 1905, Houston, Texas, U.S.—died April 5, 1976, in an airplane over southern Texas), American manufacturer, aviator, and motion-picture producer and director who acquired enormous wealth and celebrity from his various ventures but was perhaps better known for his eccentricities, especially his reclusiveness.

  5. Howard Hughes - Movie, Death & Children - Biography

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    Howard Hughes was an aviator and film director who inherited his family's successful oil tool business and began investing in films. He produced several films, including the hit Hell's Angels .

  6. The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages, and develops commercial, residential, and mixed-use real estate throughout the U.S. Skip to main content Howard Hughes

  7. Howard Hughes was an American business magnate, investor, record-setting pilot, engineer, and film director, who gained prominence in the early twentieth century as a successful film producer. Later in life, he became known for his eccentric behavior and reclusive lifestyle. Hughes was born in Houston, Texas, on December 24, 1905.

  8. The Tragic Life and Curious Death of Howard Hughes

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    Howard Hughes was, among many other things, an aviator, inventor, movie producer and one of the most controversial and mysterious men of the 20th century. Bettmann/Getty Images. When Howard Hughes took his last breath it was 1:27 on the morning of April 5, 1976, and he was in an airplane over northern Mexico on his way to a Texas hospital.

  9. 7 Things You May Not Know About Howard Hughes - HISTORY

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    Jul 7, 2015. 1. Hughes was a millionaire at 18. The 1901 discovery of oil at Spindletop, near Beaumont, Texas, marked the birth of the modern petroleum industry, and drew Hughes’ father, Howard ...

  10. 15 Gross and Shocking Facts About Howard Hughes's Many Obsessions...

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    The life of Howard Hughes had two sides. On one hand, Hughes had a brilliantly inventive mind, made immense contributions to aviation and motion pictures, and built brands that made him one of America's first billionaires. But any discussion of Hughes must also mention his reclusiveness, germ phobia, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

  11. The Tragic Real-Life Story Of Howard Hughes - Grunge.com

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    When Howard Hughes passed away in 1976 due to kidney failure, it was discovered he had been taking "massive doses of narcotic and pain killing drugs for many years," according to The New York Times. The drugs, said to be illegally obtained, wreaked havoc on his kidneys and allegedly led to his death (although one of Hughes' doctors disputes this, saying his kidney failure was caused by a combination of dehydration and aspirin).

  12. Howard Hughes - Movie, Death & Children

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    Howard Hughes was an aviator and film director who inherited his family's successful oil tool business and began investing in films. He produced several films, including the hit Hell's Angels.