• Person:Heinrich Harrer
  • Birth Date:July 6th, 1912 - Hüttenberg, Carinthia, Austria
  • Death Date:January 7th, 2006 - Friesach, Austria
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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 is best known for being on the four-man climbing team that made the first ascent of the North Face of the Eiger in Switzerland, and for his books Seven Years in Tibet (1952) and The White Spider (1959).
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