Edmund Hillary

Sir Ed on the NZ $5 note
1919 - 2008

Edmund Hillary  New Zealander Sports Figure

Edmund Hillary passed away on 11th Jan 2008 aged 88. His last relationship was when Edmund Hillary and June Mulgrew were married for 26 years before Edmund Hillary died aged 88.


Edmund Hillary was previously married to June Mulgrew (1989) and Louise Mary Rose (1953).

Edmund Hillary had 3 children, Peter, Sarah and Belinda.


Edmund Hillary is a 88 year old New Zealander Sports Figure. Born Sir Edmund Percival Hillary, KG, ONZ, KBE on 20th July, 1919 in Auckland, New Zealand, he is famous for First summiter Mount Everest. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Edmund Hillary is a member of the following lists: New Zealand beekeepers, New Zealand recipients of a British knighthood and Members of the Order of Gorkha Dakshina Bahu, First Class.


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First Name Sir Edmund
Last Name Hillary
Full Name at Birth Sir Edmund Percival Hillary, KG, ONZ, KBE
Age 88 (age at death) years
Birthday 20th July, 1919
Birthplace Auckland, New Zealand
Died 11th January, 2008
Place of Death Auckland, New Zealand
Cause of Death Heart Failure
Height 6' 5" (196 cm)
Build Slim
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality New Zealander
University Math & Science, Auckland University College
Occupation Sports Figure
Claim to Fame First summiter Mount Everest

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary KG ONZ KBE (20 July 1919 – 11 January 2008) was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist. On 29 May 1953, Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers to reach the summit of Mount Everest. They were part of the ninth British expedition to Everest, led by John Hunt. Hillary was named by Time as one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century.

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