Quotes by: Tenzing Norgay

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Tenzing Norgay
Tenzing Norgay in Sweden (1967)
Personal information
Birth name Namgyal Wangdi
Main discipline Mountaineer
Born (1914-05-29)29 May 1914
Khumbu, Solukhumbu District, Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal
Died 9 May 1986(1986-05-09) (aged 71)
Darjeeling, West Bengal, India
Nationality Nepalese
Career
Starting age 19 years
Starting discipline Porter
Notable ascents First ascent of Mount Everest, 1953
Famous partnerships Edmund Hillary
Family
Spouse Dawa Phuti (1935-1944; her death )
Ang Lahmu (1945-1964; her death)
Dakku (m. ? - ? )
Children Nima Dorje, Pem Pem, Nima, Jamling, Norbu, Deki & Dhamey

If it is a shame to be the second man on Mount Everest, then I will have to live with this shame.
Tenzing Norgay
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