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Leonid Stadnyk former World’s Tallest Man Dies at 44

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 […]

World’s ‘Tallest Man’ In The World Leonid Stadnyk Dies At 44

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

World's Tallest Man Statue in Alton, Illinois

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

Here’s the World’s Tallest Man Getting Married

11 months agoOdd : about:blank

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(...)

World’s Tallest Man Says At His Wedding ‘Could Not Find Girl Of My Size’ [Watch]

11 months agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

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

World's Tallest Man Married: Sultan Kosen's Wedding Held Sunday In Turkey

11 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : PopEater

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

World’s Tallest Man Marries 5’8? Fianceé

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. […]

World's tallest man to marry

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 …

Notoriously Tiny Hayden Panettiere Is Officially Engaged To World’s Tallest Man

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

World’s Tallest Man Ready to Burn Up Instagram in Costa Mesa

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

8 Pretty Unique Meetings

2 years agoOdd : Oddee

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.

Watch: The world's tallest man Sultan Kosem is big in Hong Kong

2 years agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Via NoCommentTV: "The world's tallest man, Sultan Kosem, who measures 2.51m tall, turned up at a Guinness World Records event in Hong Kong. Kosen said he has stopped growing after undergoing several operations." [ more › ]

Big News For The World's Tallest Man

It's not a stretch to say the world's tallest man is happy knowing he won't be growing any more. The 8-foot, 3-inch Sultan Kosen has let it be know... Read more: Sultan Kosen, Acromegaly, Video, Tall Man, Worlds Tallest Man, Anatomical Wonders, World Records, Weird Photos & Videos, Robert Wadlow, Weird News News

Anderson Cooper and the World's Tallest Man: PHOTO

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Standing at 7’8”, Igor Vovkovinskiy is the tallest man in America. Watch him talk to Anderson about being bullied as a child and the difficulties his height presents today, particularly when shopping for clothes and being in public, AFTER THE...

World's Tallest Man Stops Growing

For three years in a row, Sultan Kosen has been named the world's tallest living man by Guinness World Records. In the last three months, the 29-year-old Turkish man has only recently stopped growing thanks to receiving state-of-the-art treatment in the U.S. Show More Summary

Top 10 Offbeat Stories of the Day – March 15th 2012

3 years agoOdd : Off Stuff Magazine

Customer Alive And Well…, mysterious hog farm explosions…, Gettysburg National Battlefield Gift Shop…, Donald Trump’s sons in line of fire.., Actor slits his own throat…, Volkswagen Beetle…, dirty mind…, World’s tallest man finally stops…, Lottery Win… 1. BofA ‘Deceased’ Customer Alive And Well, … Continue reading ?

World's tallest man finally stops growing at 8 feet 3 inches

3 years agoHealth : The Body Odd

For three years in a row, Sultan Kosen has been named the world's tallest living man by Guinness World Records. Interestingly, he's earned this lofty distinction at three different heights. Even more fascinating, in the last three months, the 29-year-old Turkish man has onl …

World’s tallest man may finally have stopped growing - at age 29 

Thanks to treatment by researchers at the University of Virginia Medical Center, the world’s tallest man may have reached his peak. Measuring at 8-feet-3 inches, 29-year-old Sultan Kosen of Turkey is listed in the 2011 Guinness World Records at the tallest living man.

World's Tallest Man May Have Stopped Growing

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Thanks to treatment by researchers at the University of Virginia Medical Center, the world's tallest man may have reached... Read more: Sultan Kosen, Anatomical Wonders, Video, Turkey, Ripley's Believe It or Not!, Guinness World Records, World's Tallest Man, Weird News News

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