Howard Hughes  

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Howard Robard Hughes, Jr. (24 December 19055 April 1976), was an eccentric American aviator, engineer, industrialist, film producer and director, and one of the wealthiest people in the world. He is famous for setting multiple world air-speed records, building the Hughes H-1 Racer and H-4 Hercules aircraft, producing the movies Hell's Angels and The Outlaw, as well as owning and expanding Trans World Airlines.

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