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Top 7 Tallest People Ever Recorded In Modern History | See The Pictures
Robert Wadlow was born in 1918 in Illinois, United States and stood at 8 feet 11 inches. Robert Wadlow holds the record for being the tallest person ever recorded in modern history.
Sultan Kosen, born on 10 December 1982, stands at 8 feet 3 inches and currently holds the Guinness World Record for tallest living male. Sultan Kosen’s height resulted from acromegaly.
John Rogan was born in 1868 in Tennessee, United States, and towered at 8 feet 9 inches. His height began to increase very quickly when he was 13. To this day, John Rogan remains the second-tallest person on record, behind Robert Wadlow.
John F Carroll was born in New York, United States, and measured 8 feet 7.5 inches. John F Carroll suffered from severe, 2-dimensional spinal curvature and acromegalic gigantism. According to the calculations done by an engineer, but for the spinal curvature, his height would have been 8 ft 8 inches.
Don Koehler stood at 8 feet 2 inches. He was born in 1925 in Montana, United States. His abnormal growth was noticed when he was 10 and was attributed to acromegalic gigantism, a medical condition. Don Koehler was certified by The Guinness Book of World Records as the tallest living man in the world for most of the 1970s.
Dharmendra Pratap Singh, standing at 8 ft 1 inch, was born in 1983 and currently lives in Uttar Pradesh. He is listed as the tallest man in India by The Limca Book of Records.
Brahim Takioullah, standing at 8 feet 1 inch, was born in 1982 in Morocco. He held the Guinness World Record for largest feet and is officially the second-tallest living person. When he was 18, Brahim Takioullah was diagnosed with suffering from acromegaly, a disorder that results from excess growth hormone after the growth plates have closed.
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