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Sir Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Hillary

1960

A New Zealand mountaineer, Sir Edmund Hillary and his Sherpa Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers to reach the summit of Mount Everest. He later focused the rest of his life on assisting Nepal’s Sherpa people.

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    Sir Edmund Hillary

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11860
Jan 30 1960

Sir Edmund Hillary

Photographed in Chicago at studio of Hedrich Blessing
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