Tenzing Norgay Biography

Tenzing Norgay OSN GM, born Namgyal Wangdi and often referred to as Sherpa Tenzing, was a Nepalese Indian 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 as one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century. Source: Wikipedia

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Name:
Tenzing Norgay
Nationality:
Nepal
Profession:
Mountaineer
Ethnicity:
Nepali Indian, Sherpa people
Religion:
Buddhism
Date of Birth:
May 29, 1914
Astrological Sign:
Date of Death:
May 9, 1986
Age at Death:
71
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