Besides climbing Mt. Everest he was a philanthropist helping the people of Nepal through the Himalayan Trust.
While he was living, his face is depicted on the New Zealand five dollar note. While I was in New Zealand, I was told an anecdote that when Sir Edmund was asked for ID he pulled-out a five dollar bill.
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