The tallest man living is Sultan Kösen (Turkey, b December ) who measured cm (8 ft in) in Ankara, Turkey, on 08 February.
The tallest man in medical history for whom there is irrefutable evidence is Robert Pershing Wadlow (USA) (born a.m. at Alton, Illinois, USA on 22 February.
– (44). Finland, cm, 8 ft 3 in, Väinö Myllyrinne, Recognized as the tallest living person from to his death in
Known for, Tallest living man, 7th verified tallest person in history. Height, m (8 ft in). Weight, kg ( lb; st). Spouse(s). Merve Dibo (m. ). Sultan Kösen (born 10 December ) is a Turkish citizen of Kurdish origin who holds the On 13 November , as part of Guinness World Records Day, Kösen met.
A year-old in Michigan is on his way to becoming the tallest man in the world, if he surpasses the current record: 8 feet and 2 inches.
By Colin Gorenstein UTC. Guinness World Records Day is reaching new heights. The tallest man and the shortest man in the world met.
The world's shortest man ever, Chandra Bahadur Dangi, centimeters, met the world's tallest living man, Sultan Kösen, 2 meters 51, for the very first time in London this week. 13, | Updated p.m. ET Nov.