George Mallory

1886 - 1924

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George Herbert Leigh Mallory (18 June 1886 – 8 or 9 June 1924): 546–547  was an English mountaineer who took part in the first three British expeditions to Mount Everest in the early 1920s. Born in Cheshire, Mallory was introduced to rock climbing and mountaineering as a student at Winchester College. After graduating from Magdalene College, Cambridge, he taught at Charterhouse School whilst honing his skills as a climber in the Alps and the English Lake District. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Mallory has received more than 3,563,133 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). George Mallory is the 5th most popular mountaineer, the 435th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 556th in 2019) and the most popular Mountaineer.

George Mallory is most famous for being the first person to reach the summit of Mount Everest.

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Among mountaineers, George Mallory ranks 5 out of 45Before him are Edmund Hillary, Reinhold Messner, Tenzing Norgay, and Heinrich Harrer. After him are Jerzy Kukuczka, Junko Tabei, Horace Bénédict de Saussure, Hermann Buhl, Edward Whymper, Wanda Rutkiewicz, and Prince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi.

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Among people born in 1886, George Mallory ranks 21Before him are René Guénon, Gerda Wegener, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Karl von Frisch, Roman von Ungern-Sternberg, and Gotthard Heinrici. After him are Theodor Morell, Erich Hoepner, Zhu De, Hermann Broch, Athenagoras I of Constantinople, and Sergo Ordzhonikidze. Among people deceased in 1924, George Mallory ranks 13Before him are Alfred Marshall, Louis Sullivan, Gabriel Fauré, Carl Spitteler, Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria, and Frances Hodgson Burnett. After him are Ferruccio Busoni, Robert Nivelle, Ferdinand Cheval, Paul Henri Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant, G. Stanley Hall, and Giacomo Matteotti.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George Mallory ranks 435 out of 7,765Before him are Bernie Ecclestone (1930), Tony Blair (1953), Eadweard Muybridge (1830), Frederick Gowland Hopkins (1861), Saint Walpurga (710), and Robert Edwards (1925). After him are Eadred (923), Hugh Grant (1960), Gary Moore (1952), Alec Douglas-Home (1903), Joseph Merrick (1862), and Percy Fawcett (1867).

Among MOUNTAINEERS In United Kingdom

Among mountaineers born in United Kingdom, George Mallory ranks 1After him are Edward Whymper (1840), John Muir (1838), Andrew Irvine (1902), Albert F. Mummery (1855), Verney Lovett Cameron (1844), and Alison Hargreaves (1962).