Howard Hughes’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Dec 24, 1905

Death Date

Apr 5, 1976

Age of Death

70 years

Cause of Death

Kidney Failure

Place of Death

Apr 5, 1976



The entrepreneur Howard Hughes died at the age of 70. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American pilot and eventual businessman who later became a millionaire movie producer and Las Vegas recluse. He was one of the wealthiest people of his time and used much of his wealth for philanthropy. 

He married Ella Botts Rice in June 1925, but they divorced in 1929. He pursued many famous women throughout his life, including Ava Gardner, Olivia de Havilland, and Katharine Hepburn.



“Money can’t buy happiness.” (Howard Hughes)


“Once you consent to some concession, you can never cancel it and put things back the way they are.” (Howard Hughes)


“I’m not a paranoid deranged millionaire.” (Howard Hughes)


“My father told me, never have partners.” (Howard Hughes)


“The Hercules’ was a monumental undertaking. It is the largest aircraft ever built… I put the sweat of my life into this thing.” (Howard Hughes)