Wang Fuzhou

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Wang Fuzhou (Chinese: 王富洲; pinyin: Wáng Fùzhōu; 1935 – 18 July 2015)[1][2] was a Chinese mountain climber, born in Xihua County, Henan.

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.[3][4] Wang died in Beijing on 18 July 2015.