Guinness World Records marks its 60th anniversary with a video reflecting on The World’s Tallest Man, arguably the establishment’s most iconic record. Kurdish farmer Sultan Kosen currently holds the record at 8’3, well under Robert Wadlow’s all-time record of 8’11. Mankind has always been interested in extremes. Robert Wadlow escaped the attention of surgeons–or surgeons […]
To celebrate Guinness World Records Day, this happened. The tallest man in the world, Sultan Kosen (8 feet, 3 inches) met the shortest man in the world, Chandra Bahadur Dangi (21.5 inches) in London. Meanwhile, in NBC studios in New York, Al Roker is livestreaming his bathroom breaks, er, trying to break the world record for longest weather forecast.
The world's tallest man met the world's shortest man today to break a Guinness World record, but that's just one of the strange record-breaking moments you can see here
Today is the 10th annual Guinness World Records Day, and in London, the world's shortest man, Chandra Bahadur Dangi, met his counterpart for the first time in Sultan Kosen, who holds the world record for tallest man. Dangi, 77, hails from Nepal and is just 21.5 inches tall, while Kosen, of Turkey, stands at 8 feet 3 inches. Show More Summary
The world's shortest man, Chandra Bahadur Dangi, greets the tallest living man, Sultan Kosen, to mark the Guinness World Records Day in London November 13, 2014. Read the rest
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Today is the 10th annual Guinness World Records Day, and in London, the world's shortest man, Chandra Bahadur Dangi, met his counterpart for the first time in Sultan Kosen, who holds the world record for tallest man. Dangi, 77, hails from Nepal and is just 21.5 inches tall, while Kosen, of Turkey, stands eight feet, three inches. Show More Summary
They met for the first time at the 10th annual Guinness World Records Day in London
Leonid Stadnyk died on August 24th 2014 due to tumours gland that continued his entire life. He was 2.57 meters (8 feet 5 inches) and held the Guinness World Record for the Tallest living man. On August 20, 2008, editor-in-chief of Guinness World Records, Craig Glenday, announced that the title of world’s tallest man had […]
Sadly, Leonid Stadnyk, once unofficially considered the tallest man in the world, died Sunday. He was 44. Although he was never measured by the Guinness World Records committee — he was largely introverted — many consider the peasant farmer to be the world’s tallest man, according to the Mirror. A GWR spokesperson weighed in. We
Robert Wadlow suffered from an overactive pituitary gland which caused him to grow to a height no other person has reached ever reached and his one-of-a-kind presence is remembered with a bronze statue in Alton, Illinois. Also knownShow More Summary
This is Sultan Kosen. He’s the world’s tallest living man (and also has the largest hands and feet). He’s 8 feet 3 inches tall, so of course he married a woman who’s 5’8?. That’s actually fairly tall for a woman where I come from, but then again, I’m not eight feet tall. This all seemed like(...)
Sultan Kosen, the world’s tallest man, got married to Merve Dibo, 20, on Saturday in his native Turkey. He stands at the unbelievable height of eight feet and three inches ( 2.51 meters). The new Mrs Kosen is two feet seven inches shorter (78 cm) and barely reaches up to his waist. Show More Summary
Sorry ladies, the world's tallest man is officially off the market. At 8 feet 3 inches, 30-year-old Sultan Kosen has the high honor of being the world's tallest man. And on Sunday, his 5-foot-9 girlfriend, Merve Dibo, offered him her...Show More Summary
Turkish farmer Sultan Kosen, 8’3?, has found love with Merve Debo, who is 2’7? shorter than he. Kosen has long been searching for a woman to share his life with, and had reportedly given up hope – until he met Ms Dibo. ‘How unfortunate I could not find a suitable girl of my own size. […]
The World's tallest man, whose height is measured at 8 feet, 3 inches (2 meters 51 centimeters), Sultan Kosen is set to marry his normal-sized bride Merve Dibo on Sunday in the southern Turkish city of Mardin. In addition to his height, Kosen also entered the Guinness Book of Wo …
After months of speculation, Hayden Panettiere has finally confirmed that she is, indeed, engaged to her longtime boyfriend Wladimir Klitschko. Which is great and all,but good luck ever getting them in the same photo non-awkwardly, because these two have a foot-and-a-half height difference. Show More Summary
How’s this for a super-cool field trip? As part of the festivities at the Anatolian Cultures and Food Festival 2013, taking place today through Sunday in Costa Mesa, area students grades K through 12 will be getting to meet the world’s tallest man. Sultan Kosen is a staggering eight feet, three inches tall. Show More Summary
From the meeting between the world's tallest man and the world's shortest to the meeting of two real- life Barbies, take a look at some weird get togethers.