Sir Edmund Percival Hillary


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Noun1.Sir Edmund Percival Hillary - New Zealand mountaineer who in 1953 first attained the summit of Mount Everest with his Sherpa guide Tenzing Norgay (born in 1919)Sir Edmund Percival Hillary - New Zealand mountaineer who in 1953 first attained the summit of Mount Everest with his Sherpa guide Tenzing Norgay (born in 1919)
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Wellington, Apr 24 (ANI): Seven New Zealand mountains or ranges have been chosen to be named after Mt Everest mountaineer and explorer Sir Edmund Percival Hillary.
On May 29 1953 at the age of 33, Sir Edmund Percival Hillary along with Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers known to have reached the summit of Mount Everest.