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George Mallory

George MalloryAKA George Leigh Mallory

Born: 18-Jun-1886
Birthplace: Mobberly, Cheshire, England
Died: 8-Jun-1924
Location of death: Mt. Everest
Cause of death: Accident - Misc
Remains: Other (frozen in place on the north slope of Mt. Everest)

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Explorer

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Frozen for 75 years on Mt. Everest

Military service: Served in WWI

Mallory gave the famous answer "Because it is there", when asked why he wanted to climb Everest. He died with partner Andrew Irvine 27,000 feet up the north face, their bodies not located until 1999.

Wife: (daughter of an architect, m. 29-Jul-1914)
Daughter: Frances Clare (b. 9-Sep-1915)
Daughter: Beridge Ruth (b. 16-Sep-1917)

    Risk Factors: Malaria

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