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Edward Whymper (1840–1911)

Whymper, Edward. An English artist, traveler, and descriptive writer; born in London, April 27, 1840; died in 1911. He was the first to ascend the Matterhorn and other great Alpine peaks, and ascended several of the greatest of the Andes; traveled in Greenland. He published, and himself illustrated, ‘Swiss Pictures’ (1866); ‘Scrambles among the Alps’ (1869); ‘Travels amongst the Great Andes of the Equator.’