Monday, March 10, 2014

Sir Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Hillary is a famous explorer. He was the first ever to climb Mount Everest.     

Sir Edmund Hillary was born in Auckland, New Zealand on July the 20th 1919 and died on January 11th 2008 and he was 88 years old when he died. His dads name is percival and his mum's name is Gertrude. Sir Edmund Hillary has a son called Peter Hillary and two daughters called Sarah Hillary and Belinda Hillary.    

Sir Edmund Hillary was famous for climbing Mount Everest. He reached the top of Mount Everest at 11:30 a.m on May 29, 1953.

Sir Edmund Hillary lived in Tuakau, North Island, New Zealand and died because of Natural causes, a heart attack in the Auckland hospital.

Sir Edmund hillary was a famous explorer who was well known around the world. He was the most famous New Zealander of all time.