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Top 10 Tallest Men In The World

There are rare men who are unbelievably tall, one you can say that doesn’t exist but they do. This article provides you with the list of the top 10 tallest men in the world both living and the ones that are no more with their heights and a brief story about them.

Top 10 Tallest Men In The World

10. BRAHIM TAKIOULLAH

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Height : 8 ft 1 in or 2 m 46 cm

About : Brahim Takioullah is one of the tallest living people in the world and also holds the Guinness World Record as the owner of the “world’s largest feet on a living person” (and the second largest in history) at over 15 inches in length. Brahim was born in Morocco in 1982, and his size is the result of a tumor that affects his pituitary gland. He can’t stand up straight in the small flat he shares with his mother, and he has difficulty using a car or taxi due to his stature that causes significant problems in his day-to-day life. He also needs to wear special shoes designed by his orthopaedic podiatrist to support his weight.

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9. VIKAS UPPAL

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tallest men in the world

Height : 8 ft 2 in or 2.49 m

About : Vikas Kumar Uppal was a native and resident of India and is said to be his country’s tallest man until his death in June 30, 2007. Kumar is the ninth in this list of the top 10 tallest men in the world.

8. BERNARD COYNE

tallest men in the world
tallest men in the world

Height : 8 ft 2 in or 2.49 m

About : Coyne is one of only 17 individuals in medical history to have amass 8 feet in height and was born on 27 July 1897 in Anthon, Iowa, United States. World War I draft registration card, dated 29 August recorded his height as 8 feet, although he had reached a height of 8 feet 2 inches (2.49 m) by the time of his death. Possibly reached up to 8 ft 4 in (2.54 m).

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7. SULTAN KOSEN

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tallest men in the world

Height : 8 ft 3 in or 2.51 m

About : Sultan rapid growth resulted from a tumour affecting his pituitary gland and is the tallest living person since September 17, 2009, as determined by Guinness World Records. He was born on 10th December 1982 in Mardin, Turkey.

6. EDOUARD BEAUPRE

tallest men in the world
tallest men in the world

Height : 8 ft 3 in or 2.51 m

About : Edouard Beaupré is the tallest strongman as well as tallest wrestler in history. born on January 9, 1881 at Willow Bunch, Canada he died on July 3, 1904 in a death caused by tuberculosis. He was a circus and freak show giant, strongman, and a star in Barnum and Bailey’s circus.

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5. VAINO MYLLYRINNE

Height : 8 ft 3 in or 2.51 m

About : Vaino Myllyrinne born on 27th February 1909 at Helsinki in Finland was recognized as the tallest living person from 1940 to his death in 1963. he was said to have been 2.51 m in his thirties.

4. LEONID STADNYK

Height : 8 ft 5.5 in or 2.57 m

About : Leonid Stadnyk the tallest living person, though not officially recognized by Guinness World Records because he refuses to be measured according to their standards. On 24 August 2014 in Podolyantsi Leonid Stadnyk died due to brain hemorrhage.

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3. JOHN F. CARROLL

Height : 8 ft 7 ¾ in or 2.64 m

About : Carroll also known as the Buffalo Giant in medical literature was born on 1932 in Buffalo, New York, United States. He had a standing height of 244 centimeters (8 feet 0 inches) on October 14, 1959, but his height would have been 264 centimeters (8 feet 7¾ inches), assuming normal curvature of the spine. He was later measured at 239 centimeters (7 feet 10½inches) in 1968; he had shrunk in stature due to his aggravating spinal state and Shortly before his death in 1968 his standing height was 234 centimeters (7 feet 8¼ inches). john F. Carroll’s corrected height was not recorded but may have been near to nine feet.

2. JOHN ROGAN

Height : 8 ft 8 in or 2.67 m

About : John Rogan is one of 17 known people in history to reach a height of 8 feet or more and he is also the second tallest person ever lived, after Robert Wadlow. He was born in Sumner County, Tennessee in the United States of America between 1865 and 1868 and died in 1905 from complications of his disease caused by Ankylosis.

1. ROBERT WADLOW

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tallest men in the world

Height : 8 ft and 11.1 in /2.72 m

About : Robert Pershing Wadlow the tallest person in this list of the top ten tallest men in the world is also the tallest person in history for whom there is unquestionable evidence. He reached 8 ft 11.1 in (2.72 m) in height and weighed 199 kg at his death having aged 22yrs. He was born in 1918 and died in 1940 through infection. Close to 40,000 people attended his funeral.

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