Herzog, Maurice

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Herzog, Maurice Gender: M
born on 15 January 1919 at 03:30 (= 03:30 AM )
Place Lyon, France, 45n45, 4e51
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
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French politician who was also a mountaineer and alpinist. He led the expedition that first climbed a peak over 8000m, Annapurna, in 1950, and reached the summit with Louis Lachenal. Upon his return, he wrote a best-selling book about the expedition. It sold over 12 million copies. His account was later questioned in other publications.

He died on 13 December 2012 in Neuilly sur Seine.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Great Achievement 3 June 1950 (First to the summit of Annapurna)
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  • Death, Cause unspecified 13 December 2012 (93 years old)
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Source Notes

Gauquelin NS Vol. 3/0787


  • Vocation : Politics : Public office
  • Vocation : Travel : Adventurer (Alpinist, mountaineer)