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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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 up Mt.
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.