more ads
Kamat's Potpourri Kamat Research Database .

Kamat's PotpourriNew Contents
About the Kamats
Feedback
History of India
Women of India
Faces of India
Indian Mythologies
geographica indicaArts of India
Indian Music
Indian Culture
Indian Paintings
Dig Deep Browse by Tags
Site Map
Historical Timeline
Master Index
Research House of Pictures
Stamps of India
Picture Archive
Natives of India
Temples of India
Kamat Network
Blog Portal

Biography: Tenzing Norgay

V.N. O'key/Kamat's Potpourri
Tenzing Norgay (1914-1986)
Tenzing Norgay (1914-1986)
As a Sherpa, with Edmund Hillary[, was the first to climb the Mount Everest in 1953

Tenzing conquest of Everest in 1953 was a glorious triumph of the spirit of man, whose indelible mark was left behind on the snowy peaks of the Himalayas. Mountaineering by Indians was unknown before the independence. Inspired by Tenzing feat more and more young climbers began to participate in mountaineering and in 1954 a Mountaineering institute was established in Darjeeling, with which Tenzing was associated for many years.

 

Kamat Reference Database

Disclaimer for Biographies

Kamat's Potpourri India Reference DatabaseBiographies

© 1996-2016 Kamat's Potpourri. All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without prior permission. Standard disclaimers apply

Merchandise and Link Suggestions

Top of Page