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George Mallory

Mountain Climber George Mallory

Profession: Mountain Climber

Nationality:
England
English

Why Famous: Took part in the first three British expeditions to Mount Everest in the early 1920s.

Born: June 18, 1886
Birthplace: Mobberley, Cheshire, England

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini

Died: June 8, 1924 (aged 37)
Cause of Death: Climbing accident

Married Life

  • 1914-07-29 Mountain climber George Mallory (28) weds Ruth Dixon Turner

Events in the Life of George Mallory

  • 1924-06-07 George Leigh-Mallory disappears 775' from Everest's summit

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