Sir Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Hillary bio

Birth Name: Sir Edmund Hillary

Occupation: Mountain Climber

Place Of Birth: Auckland, New Zealand

Date Of Birth: July 20, 1919

Date Of Death: N/A

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: New Zealander

Sir Edmund Hillary was born on the 20th of July, 1919. He was best known for being a Mountain Climber. Adventurer and philanthropist who became one of the first people to reach the top of Everest with the help of his guide, Tensing Norgay.

Sir Edmund Hillary was born in Auckland, New Zealand. He became a beekeeper during the summer so as to keep himself available to climb in the winter. His adventures led to him being named one of the most influential people by Time Magazine of the 20th century.

Sir Edmund Hillary was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Sir Edmund Hillary was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Sir Edmund Hillary is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Sir Edmund Hillary’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Sir Edmund Hillary’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Sir Edmund Hillary kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Sir Edmund Hillary was born in the Year of the Goat.

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REAL NAME: Sir Edmund Hillary



Zodiac Sign: Sir Edmund Hillary was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Sir Edmund Hillary was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Sir Edmund Hillary had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Sir Edmund Hillary’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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