Melchior Anderegg, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Melchior Anderegg

Swiss mountain climber (1828-1914)

Date of Birth: 28-Mar-1828

Place of Birth: Meiringen, canton of Bern, Switzerland

Date of Death: 08-Dec-1914

Profession: mountain guide, mountaineer

Nationality: Switzerland

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Melchior Anderegg

  • Melchior Anderegg (28 March 1828 – 8 December 1914), from Zaun, 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.
  • His clients were mostly British, the most famous of whom was Leslie Stephen, the writer, critic and mountaineer; Anderegg also climbed extensively with members of the Walker family, including Horace Walker and Lucy Walker, and with Florence Crauford Grove.
  • His cousin Jakob Anderegg was also a well-known guide.

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