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Hugh Hefner, the iconic founder of Playboy magazine, died at his home, the Playboy Mansion, of natural causes at age 91, Playboy Enterprises said in a statement.
Playboy magazine was founded more than 60 years ago to create a niche upscale men’s magazine, combining images of nude women with in-depth articles and interviews.

Information regarding memorial services is not available at this time.

Playboy magazine was founded more than 60 years ago to create a niche upscale men’s magazine, combining images of nude women with in-depth articles and interviews.

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Hugh Marston Hefner (April 9, 1926 – September 27, 2017) was an American men’s lifestyle magazine publisher, businessman, and ultimate playboy. Hefner is a native of Chicago, Illinois, and a former journalist for Esquire. He is best known for being the founder and chief creative officer of Playboy Enterprises. A multi-millionaire, his net worth is over $43 million due to his success as the founder of Playboy magazine. Hefner is also a political activist and philanthropist active in several causes and public issues. He is a World War II veteran.