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Jakob Anderegg

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Jakob Anderegg
Jakob Anderegg (standing, top left), with the members of the Walker family, A. W. Moore
Born(1829-03-11)March 11, 1829
DiedSeptember 17, 1878(1878-09-17) (aged 49)
OccupationSwiss mountain guide

Jakob Anderegg (11 March 1829, in Oberwil im Simmental – 17 September 1878, in Meiringen) was a Swiss mountain guide and the first ascensionist of many prominent mountains in the western Alps during the golden and silver ages of alpinism. Jakob Anderegg made the first ascent of the following peaks or routes:


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