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.
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
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
The world’s shortest man Chandra Bahadur Dangi (all 54.6 cm of him) has met the world’s shortest woman, Jyoti Amge (62.8 cm) for the first time to help promote the Guinness World Records 2013 book. The historic moment is the...
Who better to pose on the cover of the new Guinness World Records 2013 Edition than the world’s shortest man and the world’s shortest woman? Jyoti Amge and Chandra Bahadur Dangi were brought together by the people at Guinness for an incredible photo shoot featuring two of the shortest people in the world. Marco Frigatti, Official Guinness World [...]Show More Summary
A 72-year-old man from Nepal who stands at just 55cm tall has been named by Guinness World Records as the world’s new shortest living man.Chandra Bahadur Dangi (all 21.5in of him) takes the record from 59.9 cm (23.5in) Junrey...
Chandra Bahadur Dangi of Nepal is now officially the world's shortest living man. He's 21.5" (54.6 cm) tall. If you have a hard time estimating that, notice the, er, iPad included in the photo above for comparison. Dangi beat out the Philippine's Junrey Balawing by two full inches. From Guinness World Records: Chandra claims to [...]
This is not a tall tale: a 72-year-old Nepalese man has just been confirmed as the world's shortest man. Chandra Bahadur Dangi stands at just 54.6cm (21.5 inches) tall - dimensions carefully measured by officials. His height is 5.3cm shorter than Filipino Junrey Balawing, the previous holder of the "world's shortest man" title. He is [...]
Chandra Bahadur Dangi has officially been crowned the NEW world's shortest man (and is even smaller than the shortest woman), at a scant 54.6-cm (21.5") tall. Just kidding, they didn't give him a crown -- it was a thimble! Just kidding, he only got some lame-ass certificate. Show More Summary
World’s Shortest Man of the Day: Chandra Bahadur Dangi, who petitioned Guinness World Records for recognition as the world’s shortest man, has won his bragging rights — and then some. Not only was the Nepalese man certified the shortest man alive — inching out previous record holder Junrey Balawing by two whole inches — but [...]
Chandra Bahadur Dangi was officially recognized as the world's shortest living man, Guinness World Records announced Sunday.
KATMANDU, Nepal -- A 72-year-old Nepalese man who is about the size of a toddler on Sunday became the world's shortest person ever recorded. A doctor... Read more: Shortest Man Ever, Shortest Man, Chandra Bahadur Dangi Shortest Man,Show More Summary
He has never worked outside the home or seen a doctor, and until Wednesday, he had never left his remote mountain village in western Nepal. So 72-year-old Chandra Bahadur Dangi only recently learned he might be the world's shortest ...
Guinness World Records says a 23.5 inch man in the Philippines is the shortest man in the world. But a 72-year old Nepali man named Chandra Bahadur Dangi may have him beat. Dangi is 22 inches tall. Guinness officials have been summoned,...Show More Summary
72-year-old Chandra Bahadur Dangi is currently in the miniature-legged running for the coveted Guinness title of Shortest Man In The World. Guys, he’s only 22 inches tall. That’s less than 2 feet!! (For what it’s worth, I was 22 inches when I was born. Show More Summary
At 23.5 inches tall, Junrey Balawing is currently the shortest man alive, or so says Guinness World Records. But 74-year-old Chandra Bahadur Dangi, who measures in at 22.56 inches, is now a contender for the title. More »
Chandra Bahadur Dangi, of western Nepal, claims to be just 22 inches tall, which is an inch and a half shorter than the current record holder.
Chandra Bahadur Dangi, 72, from southern Nepal, may soon claim the honor of being the next world’s shortest man. Orphaned at 12 with five normal-sized brothers, Chandra has lived a sad life without love or romance or personal fulfillment. For a man who has always lived in the shadows of freak shows and been subjected [...]Show More Summary
Agence France Presse reports: Pilloried by neighbours, laughed at in freakshows and spurned by the women he admired from afar, Chandra Bahadur Dangi has always seen his tiny stature as a curse. But the 72-year-old Nepali, who claims to stand at just 56 centimetres (22 inches), is …