The Library of Congress > LCCN Permalink

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

Hillary, Edmund, 1919-2008

LC control no.n 50035179
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingHillary, Edmund, 1919-2008
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities  or the  LC Catalog
See alsoFounded corporate body of person: Himalayan Trust
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities
Associated countryNew Zealand
Birth date1919-07-20
Death date2008-01-11
Found inHis High adventure, 1955
NZ files, Jan. 24, 2002 (hdg.: Hillary, Edmund, 1919-; x-ref.: Hillary, Edmund Percival, 1919-)
NZ database, Jan. 24, 2002 (usage: Edmund Hillary, Sir Edmund Hillary)
New York times WWW site, Jan. 11, 2008 (Sir Edmund Hillary; b. Edmund Percival Hillary, July 20, 1919, Tuakau, near Auckland, N.Z.; d. Friday [Jan. 11, 2008], Auckland, aged 88; lanky New Zealand mountaineer and explorer who with Tenzing Norgay, his Sherpa guide, won worldwide acclaim in 1953 by becoming the first to scale the 29,035-foot summit of Mount Everest, the world's tallest peak)
Information from 678 converted Dec. 16, 2014 (b. 1919; mem. of British Everest Expedition of 1953)
Himalayan Trust. Annual review, 2016: title page (Himalayan Trust, founded 1960 by Sir Edmund Hillary)
National bib agency no.1037A7912E
Quality codenlc