Edmund Hillary

Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary KG ONZ KBE was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist.

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Age at Death
88 years, 5 months and 22 days old
Attributes
male , new zealand , dead
Birthday
the 20th of July
Born
1919 , July 1919 , July 20th 1919 , New Zealand , the Pacific Ocean ,  …
Children
Peter Hillary
Climber of
Mount Everest
Did
die
Died
2008 , January 2008 , January 11th 2008 , New Zealand , the Pacific Ocean ,  …
Died During
2000s
Educated
University of Auckland , Auckland Grammar School , University of Waikato
First Name
"Edmund" , Edmund
Gender
male
Height
1.98 metres (6.5 feet)
Last Name
"Hillary"
Legal name, Full name
"Edmund Percival Hillary"
Middle-name
"Percival"
Nationality
new zealand
Occupation
mountaineering
Participated in
New Zealand general election, 1975
Quotes
"There is precious little in civilization to appeal to a Yeti." , "People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things." , "Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons. Science is used to raise money for the expeditions, but you really climb for the hell of it." , "It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves."
Went to
New Zealand , Kathmandu
Wrote
Nothing Venture, Nothing Win

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