The Library of Congress > LCCN Permalink

View this record in:  MARCXML | LC Authorities & Vocabularies | VIAF (Virtual International Authority File)External Link

Tenzing Norkey, 1914-1986

LC control no.n 50013068
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingTenzing Norkey, 1914-1986
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities  or the  LC Catalog
Variant(s)Tensing Norkay, 1914-1986
Tenzing, Sirdar, 1914-1986
Sirdar Tenzing, 1914-1986
Sherpa, Tenzing, 1914-1986
Norkey, Tenzing, 1914-1986
Norkay, Tensing, 1914-1986
Bhutia Tensing Norkey, 1914-1986
Norgay, Tenzing, 1914-1986
Tenajiṅga Norge, 1914-1986
Norge, Tenajiṅga, 1914-1986
Tenzing Norgay, 1914-1986
Associated countryNepal India
Associated placeTibet Autonomous Region (China)
Birth date1914
Death date1986-05-09
Place of deathDarjeeling (India)
Profession or occupationMountaineering guides (Persons)
Found inAuthor's Sieg am Everest, 1954.
Bhaṇḍārī, Rājendrasiṃha. Pahāṛoṃ se ūn̐cā, 1982: p. 27 (Tenajiṅga Norge)
Everest, 2002: CIP galley (Tenzing Norgay; native of Nepal)
Wikipedia WWW site, Oct. 4, 2006 (Tenzing Norgay; b. May 29 (?), 1914, Kharta Valley region, Tibet, to a peasant family from Khumbu, Nepal; d. May 9, 1986, Darjeeling, West Bengal; Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer; he and Sir Edmund Hillary were the first men to reach the summit of Mount Everest on May 29, 1953)
National bib agency no.1037L7913E
Quality codenlc