Tenzing was born in the Himalayas of Nepal.
Tenzing was born in 1914 and died in 1986.
His last name was Sherpa, and he was a Sherpa.
A Sherpa is a guide who helps mountain climbers.
On May 29, 1953 Sir Edmund Hilary from New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa were the first two men to climb Mount Everest.
Tenzing Norgay said:
I had to go.
The pull of Everest was stronger for me than any force on Earth.