Full name: Franz Xaver Schmid
Born: January 17, 1905 in Garmisch, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern, Germany
Died: September 18, 1992 in Hausham, Bayern, Germany
Related Olympians: Brother of Toni Schmid.
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Franz Schmid started climbing as a youth. From the age of 18 he started making notable ascents, the highlight being the first ascent of the Matterhorn North Face with his brother Toni. The same year, Franz Schmid also climbed together with Hans Ertl the Northern Face of the Ortler. In total he conquered around 2,000 summits. Franz became a police inspector in Neuhaus/Schliersee.
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