Sherpa Tenzing Norgay
|Birthplace:||Khumbu, Nepal or Kharta Valley, Tibet|
|Death:||Died in Darjeeling, West Bengal, India|
|Managed by:||Jason Scott Wills|
About Sherpa Tenzing Norgay
Padma Bhushan, Supradipta-Manyabara-Nepal-Tara Tenzing Norgay, GM (late May 1914 – 9 May 1986) born Namgyal Wangdi and often referred to as Sherpa Tenzing, was a Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer. Among the most famous mountain climbers in history, he was one of the first two individuals known to have reached the summit of Mount Everest, which he accomplished with Edmund Hillary on 29 May 1953. He was named by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century.