Sir Edmund Hillary

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Sir Edmund Percival Hillary

Also Known As: "Sir Edmund Percival Hillary", "KG", "ONZ", "KBE"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Tuakau, Waikato, North Island, New Zealand
Death: Died in Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
Cause of death: heart attack
Place of Burial: Vessel: Spirit of New Zealand, Hauraki Gulf, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of Percival Augustus Hillary and Gertrude Clark
Husband of Louise Mary Hillary and <private> Hillary (Anderson)
Father of <private> Hillary; <private> Hillary and Belinda Hillary
Brother of <private> Hillary and Rexford Fleming Hillary

Occupation: Famous adventurer and mountaineer
Managed by: Judith Nathan Elam
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About Sir Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmund_Hillary

  • Born: 20 July 1919 Auckland, New Zealand
  • Died: 11 January 2008 (aged 88) Auckland, New Zealand
  • Cause of death: Myocardial infarction
  • Spouse(s) Louise Mary Rose (m. 1953–1975) June Mulgrew, QSM (1989–2008)
  • Children Peter (b.1954), Sarah (b.1955), Belinda (1959–1975)
  • Parents Percival Augustus Hillary and Gertrude Clark

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary, KG, ONZ, KBE was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist. On 29 May 1953 at the age of 33, he and Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers known to have reached the summit of Mount Everest. They were part of the ninth British expedition to Everest, led by John Hunt. He was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century.

See also: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/02/080229-AP-hillary.html

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Sir Edmund Hillary's Timeline

1919
July 20, 1919
Tuakau, Waikato, North Island, New Zealand
1959
1959
Age 39
2008
January 11, 2008
Age 88
Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
February 29, 2008
Age 88
Hauraki Gulf, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand