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Tenzing Norgay [Sherpa Tenzing] (1914–1986) by unknown photographer, 1953 [on Chukhung Peak, 3 April 1953] The Royal Geographical Society, London


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 ...