Wang Fuzhou

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Wang Fuzhou (Chinese: 王富洲; pinyin: Wáng Fùzhōu) (born 1935, in Xihua County, Henan) is a Chinese mountain climber.

Wang graduated from the Beijing Institute of Geology in 1958. He was elected to the Chinese Mountaineering Team. On 25 May 1960, Wang Fuzhou, Qu Yinhua and Gongbu became the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest via the north face.[1][2]



  1. ^ "How High Is Everest? Climbers Seek Answer". New York Times. 18 May 1987. Retrieved 28 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Gonpo: first Chinese atop Mount Qomolangma". China Central Television. 14 October 2009. Retrieved 28 July 2010.