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William Randolph Hearst

Newspaper Publisher William Randolph Hearst

Profession: Newspaper Publisher

United States of America

Why Famous: He is best known for publishing the largest chain of American newspapers.

Born: April 29, 1863
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
Star Sign: Taurus

Died: August 14, 1951 (aged 88)

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Married Life

  • 1903-04-28 Newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst (40) weds Millicent Veronica Willson (21) in New York City

Historical Events

  • 1906-11-06 Charles Evans Hughes (R) elected NY Governor beating William Randolph Hearst

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