George Mallory was a celebrated English mountaineer who became a national hero after participating in Britain's first three expeditions to the
highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest. He disappeared along with his climbing partner Andrew Irvine during the 1924 British Everest
Expedition. His body was discovered in 1999. His climbing partner’s body still remains unfound.
He was the son of Annie Beridge and Herbert Leigh Mallory. He grew up with three siblings, including Trafford Leigh-Mallory. In 1914, he got
married to Ruth Turner, with whom he had a son and two daughters.
He and Irvine were last sighted about 245 meters from the summit of Everest.
Prior to his mountaineering career, he worked as a teacher.
It is still unknown whether he and Irvine ever made it to the summit of Mount Everest or not.
was a famous English mountaineer,
who was born on
June 18, 1886. As a person born on this date, George Mallory is listed in our database as the 11th
most popular celebrity for the day (June 18) and the 4th most popular for the year (1886).
People born on June 18
fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins.
George Mallory is the 406th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to George Mallory's birthday, George Mallory is the 461st most famous English.
In general, George Mallory ranks as the 4830th
most popular famous person of all time.
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