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Famous for his nonfiction works The White Spider and Seven Years in Tibet, this Austrian writer and adventurer is also remembered for being a member of the first climbing team that ascended the 13,000-foot Eiger peak of Switzerland’s Bernese Alps.
He attended Karl-Franzens University in Graz, Austria, focusing his college studies on athletics and geography.
He was chosen as a member of the 1935 Austrian Olympic skiing team, but was unable to compete because Austria boycotted that year’s Olympic Games.
How did Heinrich Harrer die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||93 years|
|Birthday||July 6, 1912|
|Death date||January 7, 2006|
|Place of death||Friesach, Austria|
|Place of burial||N/A|