Did sir george Everest climb mount Everest?
Yes.. he tried to but he died and Then Mount Everest was named after Sir George Everest. Also the friends of Sir George Everest who tried to climb the Mountain with him also died. Sir George Everest died on 1st December 1866.
Sir George Everest lived long before Everest was first climbed; he merely recorded it for the first time, as Peak XV (or Peak 15). It was not until after he died that the mountain was named Everest in his honour. George Mallory climbed on Mount Everest in 1921, 1922 and 1924. His first proper attempt at the summit was in 1924 but nobody knows if he reach the top or not.