On this photograph taken on April 16, 2011, 82-year-old former Nepalese minister Shailendra Kumar Upadhyaya addresses the media prior his attempt to set the record as the oldest person to scale the ... more 
On this photograph taken on April 16, 2011, 82-year-old former Nepalese minister Shailendra Kumar Upadhyaya addresses the media prior his attempt to set the record as the oldest person to scale the Mount Everest in Kathmandu. Shailendra Kumar Upadhyaya died on May 9 afternoon, hours after arriving at camp one in his record attempt, the official said by telephone from Everest base camp. The cause of his death is not yet known. AFP PHOTO/Rawjendra K C (Photo credit should read RAWJENDRA K C/AFP/Getty Images) less 
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