Category:Tenzing Norgay

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Tenzing Norgay, GM (late May 1914 — 9 May 1986) born Namgyal Wangdi and often referred to as Sherpa Tenzing, was a Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer who later settled in India. Among the most famous mountain climbers in history, he was one of the first two individuals to reach the summit of Mount Everest, which he accomplished with Edmund Hillary on 29 May 1953.

Tenzing Norgay 
Nepalese Citizen Sherpa mountaineer
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Tenzing Norgay en 1967
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Date of birth15 May 1914
Nepal, Khumbu
Namgyal Wangdi
Date of death9 May 1986
Country of citizenship
Field of work
  • Himalayan mountaineering
Award received
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