Edmund Hillary

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New Zealand mountaineer who in 1953 first attained the summit of Mount Everest with his Sherpa guide Tenzing Norgay (born in 1919)

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Daily Post's Jill Tunstall (left) interviews Sir Edmund Hillary and Lord John Hunt at the Peny Gwryd in 1998; Sir Edmund Hillary with Jane Pullee
Climbers from the Altitude Everest Expedition 2007 wanted to discover whether Britons Mallory who went to school in West Kirby and Birken-head-born Irvine, reached the summit 29 years before New Zealander Edmund Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay.
QI HAVE a first edition (Hodder & Stoughton, 1955) copy of High Adventure by Sir Edmund Hillary signed by him with proof of signature.
When I looked through it, I started to find images that really stimulated my mind so I got another book, The Crossing of Antarctica by Edmund Hillary and Vivian Fuchs, about Hillary's 1957 expedition to the Antarctic, and in there I found an image of the expedition party that I absolutely loved.
EVEREST pioneer Sir Edmund Hillary was reunited yesterday with a Sherpa from the first expedition to climb the world's highest mountain.
Mr Shaw said: ``I feel that my expedition is a fitting tribute to (Everest first summiteers) Edmund Hillary and Tensing Norgay during the 50th anniversary celebrations.
FIFTY YEARS AGO, in May 1953, Sir Edmund Hillary and his Sherpa, Tenzing Norgay, were the first men to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
Edmund Hillary lives in New Zealand but Tenzing Norgay died in 1986.
Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man to the summit of Mount Everest 50 years ago, still influences campers and camping gear today.
Proposals to move it to explorer Graham Dingle's Kaipara adventure centre or to Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate in Manukau have stalled because no one can agree who will pay.
APIZZA company which used an advert featuring the dancing dead bodies of the Queen Mother, actor Heath Ledger and Everest conqueror Sir Edmund Hillary apologised yesterday.
Thousands of New Zealanders filed solemnly past the casket of Mount Everest conqueror Sir Edmund Hillary yesterday as they paid final respects ahead of his state funeral today.
NO members of the Royal Family will be at Tuesday's state funeral of Everest conqueror Sir Edmund Hillary, angry New Zealanders said yesterday.
SIR Edmund Hillary, the man who conquered Mount Everest, has died, the New Zealand government said last night.
EVEREST hero Sir Edmund Hillary will be given a state funeral, the New Zealand government said today.