Indeed, at the time Hugh and Dorothy Rodham were naming their daughter, plain Edmund Hillary
was an obscure New Zealand beekeeper.
Congratulations, Peter, on this marvelous achievement of reaching the Pole,'' Sir Edmund Hillary
told his son in a message.
The display at Coventry Transport Museum will provide a unique opportunity to see the Ferguson Tractor used by Sir Edmund Hillary
during his journey to the South Pole.
Buddhist monks blow traditional horns to welcome mountaineers arriving at the Birendra International Convention Centre in Kathmandu; Sir Edmund Hillary
and Tenzing Norgay after their Everest climb in 1953; Sir Edmund Hillary
in front of a picture of Mount Everest
The IMAX party - American Ed Viesturs, Jamling Tenzing Norgay of India, Spain's Araceli Segarra and Sumiyo Tsuzuki of Japan - followed the route taken by Sir Edmund Hillary
on the first successful ascent of Everest in 1953.
A RECORD-BREAKING British explorer has backed Everest legend Sir Edmund Hillary
in criticising a ``terrible'' road to the South Pole.
A VISIBLY exhausted Sir Edmund Hillary
,confined to a wheelchair, arrived in Nepal to take part in celebrations to commemorate his conquest of Mount Everest half a century ago.
NEW Zealander Edmund Hillary
and Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay were the first to reach the summit in 1953 - although debate continues as to whether British climbers George Mallory and Andrew Irvine, last seen on the way to the top in 1924, reached the summit.
Among the climbers are Peter Hillary, the 47-year-old son of Everest conqueror Sir Edmund Hillary
, and Tashi Wangchuk Tenzing, the 37-year-old grandson of Sir Edmund's Nepalese Sherpa guide, Tenzing Norgay.
How many people remember who followed Sir Edmund Hillary
the poleA RECORD-breaking British explorer has backed Everest legend Sir Edmund Hillary
in criticising a ``terrible'' road to the south pole.
They beat a team from a US cable TV station in the media race to mark the first ascent 50 years ago by Sir Edmund Hillary
and Tenzing Norgay.
Sir Edmund Hillary
features on the first class stamps as one of the first two people to the summit of Mount Everest, 50 years ago.
1953 - Mount Everest is conquered by Edmund Hillary
1953: Sir Edmund Hillary
and Sherpa Tenzing reached the summit of Mount Everest.