Monday, March 31, 2014

Sir Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Hillary (a famous New Zealander) was  Born: July 20, 1919 in Auckland and passed away  January 11, 2008 in auckland .He had 3 kids named Peter Hillary, Belinda Hillary,Sarah Hillary.He went to Tuakau Primary School, Auckland Grammar College and University of Auckland.He Live on a street named Grand drive located in Eastern Auckland.

Sir Edmund Hillary was the first man to climb Mount Everest he had a climbing partner  named Tenzing Norgay in 1953,If you have ever notice  Sir Edmund Hillary is on orw $5 dollar note Sir Edmund Hillary died at 9am on Friday 11 January after a heart attack in Auckland City Hospital  aged 88
Belinda Hillary died in the same plane crash as her mum ,Sir Edmund Hillary wife, Louise Belinda Hillary was born in 1959 and died in 1975, Her Mother was Born September 3, 1930 and died in 1975  Belinda Hillary was olyn 16 and her mum Louise was 45. Peter Hillary: Born in 1954. Peter is a mountaineer and married to Yvonne.Sarah Hillary: Born abt. 1955. Sarah is an art conservator.Belinda Hillary: Born in 1959, Belinda died at the age of 16 in an airplane accident on March 31, 1975.
His father was Percival Augustas Hillary and his mother was Gertrude Clark. had an older sister June and a younger brother Rex. He had 2 wife. Their names are Luoise Mary Rose and June Melgrew. He had 3 kids. 2 girls and 1 boy.Peter has also climbed Mount Everest.

It was in New Zealand that he became interested in mountain climbing. Although he made his living as a beekeeper, he climbed mountains in New Zealand, then in the Alps, and finally in the Himalayas, where he climbed 11 different peaks of over 20,000 feet. By this time, Hillary was ready to confront the world's highest mountain.

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