Obituary of Edmund Hillary

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Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary (born July 20, 1919 in Auckland, New Zealand) was a notable person, explorer and philanthropist who was best known for being one of the first climbers to reach the summit of Mount Everest along with Tenzing Norgay. Edmund died on January 11, 2008 and his death was because of heart failure. He died at age 88.

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Edmund Hillary Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Hillary, Edmund
    • Common Name: Edmund Hillary
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
    • Birth Date: July 20, 1919
    • Age: 88 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Sir Edmund Percival Hillary
    • Occupations:
    • Religion: Christian
    • Net Worth: $5 million
    • Nationality: New Zealander
    • Favorite Food: Doritos Chips
    • Favorite Color: Red (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Edmund's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Edmund Percival Hillary
    • Father: Percival Augustus Hillary (1885-1965)
    • Mother: Gertrude Hillary (1892-1965)
    • Brother(s):
      • Rex Hillary (1920-2004)
    • Sister(s):
      • June Hillary
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Louise Mary Rose (married 1953-1975, her death)
      • June Mulgrew (married 1989-2008, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Peter Hillary
    • Daughter(s):
      • Sarah Hillary
      • Belinda Hillary (1959-1975)

Death Notice:

  • Date: January 11 2008 at age 88
  • Place: Auckland, New Zealand
  • Cause of Death: Heart failure
  • Funeral Arrangements: Held on January 22, 2008
  • Interment: Cremated and ashes scattered in Auckland's Hauraki Gulf

Category Tags:

Notable PersonPhilanthropist New Zealander Born on July 20th Born in 1919 Died in 2008 Died at age 88 Died from Heart failure

Quotable Quotes:

"Edmund Hillary's incredible accomplishments in mountaineering and philanthropy will forever live on as a testament to his adventurous spirit and compassionate heart. (V)"

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Wiki Page Updated: 2024-03-27 00:43:03
Author: Stan
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