George Mallory

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Birthday
18, 1886
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 9, 1924 (37)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
18, 1886
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 9, 1924 (37)

About

The only mountain climber in Britain's expeditions to climb Mount Everest three times. He died on the third expedition.

Before Fame

He traveled to the Alps while in college, sparking a lifelong interest in climbing.

Trivia

The last sighting of Mallory and his climbing partner took place on the morning of the Mount Everest summit climb. His body was not discovered until 1999.

Family Life

His father and grandfather were both clergymen.

Associated With

Erik Wielhenmayer also climbed Mt. Everest - and for an additional challenge, he climbed it blind.