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Hughes, Howard, 1905-1976

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Personal name headingHughes, Howard, 1905-1976
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Variant(s)Hughes, Howard Robard, 1905-1976
יוז, הווארד, 1905-1976
Biography/History noteHoward Robard Hughes Jr. (December 24, 1905 - April 5, 1976) was an American business magnate, investor, record-setting pilot, engineer, film director, and philanthropist, known during his lifetime as one of the most financially successful individuals in the world. He first became prominent as a film producer, and then as an influential figure in the aviation industry. Later in life, he became known for his eccentric behavior and reclusive lifestyle - oddities that were caused in part by a worsening obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), chronic pain from a near-fatal plane crash, and increasing deafness. For more information, see
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1905-12-24
Death date1976-04-05
Place of birthHouston (Tex.)
Place of deathHouston (Tex.)
Field of activityMotion pictures--Production and direction
Profession or occupationAerospace engineers Air pilots Motion picture producers and directors Inventors Philanthropists Restaurateurs Screenwriters Businesspeople Designers Engineers Capitalists and financiers
Special noteMachine-derived non-Latin script reference project.
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Found inKeats, J. Howard Hughes, 1966.
Associated languageeng