Harrer, Heinrich (1912 - 2006 )

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Born on 6.7.1912
Died on 7.1.2006
Reached the age of: 94
Born in: Hüttenberg
Died in: Friesach
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Heinrich Harrer (German pronunciation: [ˈhaɪnʁɪç ˈhaʁɐ]; 6 July 1912 – 7 January 2006) was an Austrian mountaineer, sportsman, geographer, and author. He was a member of the four-man climbing team that made the first ascent of the North Face of the Eiger, the "last problem" of the Alps. He wrote the books Seven Years in Tibet (1952) and The White Spider (1959). ....More