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Krzysztof Jerzy Wielicki (Polish pronunciation: [ˈkʐɨʂtɔf vjɛˈlit͡skʲi]; born 5 January 1950) is a Polish alpine and high-altitude climber, regarded as one of the greatest Polish climbers in history. He is the fifth man to climb all fourteen eight-thousanders and the first ever to climb Mount Everest, Kangchenjunga, and Lhotse in winter. He is a member of The Explorers Club.
|Born|| (1950-01-05) 5 January 1950 (age 73)|
Szklarka Przygodzicka, Poland
|Known for||First to climb Mount Everest, Kangchenjunga, and Lhotse in winter|