The 14 peaks over 8000 meters

# Altitude m Altitude ft Peak name Location Other Name First Ascent By Expedition
1 8848 29,029 Everest Tibet / Nepal Sagamartha, Chomolangma or Qomolangma  May 29, 1953 Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay New Zeeland/India
2 8611 28,251 K2 China / Pakistan Mount Godwin-Austenm, Chogori or Dapsang July 31, 1954 Achille Compagnoni and Lino Lacedelli Italian
3 8586 28,169 Kangchenjunga  India / Nepal Kanchanfanga May 25, 1955 George Band and Joe Brown Great Britain
4 8516 27,940 Lhotse Tibet / Nepal May 18, 1956 Ernst Reiss and Fritz Luchsinger Switzerland
5 8463 27,766 Makalu Tibet / Nepal Makalufeng May 15, 1955 Lionel Terray and Jean Couzy French
6 8201 26,906 Cho Oyu Tibet / Nepal Oct. 19, 1954 Joseph Joechler, Pasang Dawa Lama and Herbert Tichy Austrian
7 8167 26,795 Dhaulagiri Nepal Aulagiri May 19, 1960 Kurt Diemberger, Peter Diener, Nawang Dorje, Nima Dorje, Ernst Forrer and Albin Schelbert Switzerland
8 8163 26,781 Manaslu Nepal Kutang May 9, 1956 Toshio Imanishi and Gyalzen Norbu Japanese
9 8125 26,657 Nanga Parbat Pakistan Diamir Jul. 3, 1953 Hermann Buhl Austrian
10 8091 26,545 Annapurna Nepal Morshiadi Jun. 3, 1950 Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal French
11 8068 26,470 Gasherbrum I China / Pakistan Hidden Peak or K5 July 5, 1958 Andrew Kauffman and Peter Schoening U.S.
12 8047 26,401 Broad Peak China / Pakistan Falchen Kangri or K3 Jun. 9, 1957 Hermann Buhl, Kurt Diemberger, Marcus Schmuck and Fritz Wintersteller Austrian
13 8035 26,362 Gasherbrum II China / Pakistan K4 Jul. 9, 1956 Josef Larch, Fritz Moravec, Hans Willenpart Austrian
14 8027 26,335 Shishapangma Tibet Gosainthan or Xixabangma May 2, 1964 ten climbers led by Hsu Ching China

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