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Tenzing Norgay [known as Sherpa Tenzing]locked

(1914–1986)
  • Peter H. Hansen

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Tenzing Norgay [known as Sherpa Tenzing] (1914–1986), mountaineer, was born in late May 1914 at Tsa-chu, in the Kharta valley of Tibet, the son of Ghang-La Mingma (d. 1949) and his wife, Kinzom. He was the eleventh of thirteen children. His family lived at ...

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