Krzysztof Wielicki

1950 - Today

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Krzysztof Jerzy Wielicki (Polish pronunciation: [ˈkʂɨʂtɔf vjɛˈlit͡skʲi]; born 5 January 1950) is a Polish mountaineer, regarded as one of the greatest Polish climbers in history. He is the 5th man to climb all fourteen eight-thousanders and the first ever to climb Mount Everest, Kangchenjunga, and Lhotse in winter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Krzysztof Wielicki has received more than 250,203 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Krzysztof Wielicki is the 26th most popular mountaineer (down from 25th in 2019), the 594th most popular biography from Poland (down from 575th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Polish Mountaineer.

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Among mountaineers, Krzysztof Wielicki ranks 26 out of 56Before him are Alain Robert, John Muir, Albert F. Mummery, Lionel Terray, Andrew Irvine, and Anatoli Boukreev. After him are Jon Krakauer, Peter Habeler, Fanny Bullock Workman, Erhard Loretan, Riccardo Cassin, and Rob Hall.

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Among people born in 1950, Krzysztof Wielicki ranks 164Before him are Josipa Lisac, Tony Banks, Humberto Coelho, Haris Alexiou, Richard Bandler, and Jim Beaver. After him are Yumi Umeoka, Roger Hodgson, Waldemar Cierpinski, Otto Pérez Molina, Bertrand Delanoë, and Bruce McGill.

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Among people born in Poland, Krzysztof Wielicki ranks 594 out of 1,694Before him are Henryk Dembiński (1791), Mieczysław Rakowski (1926), Franceska Mann (1917), Otto Freundlich (1878), Alfred Józef Potocki (1817), and Krystyna Janda (1952). After him are Leo White (1882), Karol Lipiński (1790), Andrzej Munk (1921), Zbigniew Religa (1938), Hans Hellmut Kirst (1914), and Bogislaw V, Duke of Pomerania (1318).


Among mountaineers born in Poland, Krzysztof Wielicki ranks 2Before him are Jerzy Kukuczka (1948).