Messner Reinhold

Mess·ner

 (mĕs′nər), Reinhold Born 1944 .
Italian mountaineer who was the first to ascend Mt. Everest alone and without supplementary oxygen (1980) and the first to climb all 14 of the earth's 8,000-meter peaks.
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