Full name of the sherpa that together with Sir Edmund Hillary was the first to climb Mount Everest.

Born 1914 in Nepal, died 1986.

His son, Jamling Norgay is now a famous Everest guide. He climbed Everest in 1996 together with one of the expeditions that were on the mountain when famous Everest guides Rob Hall and Scott Fisher died, which is described in Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer.

Facts checked with sources such as: everest.com, britannica.com and various climbing websites.