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Who was Sir Edmund Hillary?

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Sir Edmund Hillary was the first explorer to reach the summit of Mt Everest on 29 May 1953, and was knighted by the Queen of England for his achievement.

He was born on 20 July 1919 and died on January 12 2008, A monument was built for Sir Edmund Hillary on one of the mountains he climbed. In the 1960s, he returned to Nepal, to aid in the development of the society, building clinics, hospitals and 17 schools.

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