Sir Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Hillary was born in 1919 in Auckland, New ZealandSir Edmund Hillary was born in 1919 in Auckland, New Zealand, and served in the New Zealand Air Force during World War I, and served in the New Zealand Air Force during World War II. Knighted for his ascent of Mount Everest in 1953, he achiI. Knighted for his ascent of Mount Everest in 1953, he achieved many more adventuring "firsts" before establishing the eved many more adventuring "firsts" before establishing the Himalayan Trust, an...See more