February 11, 2009

Top ten Tallest man in the world

  1. Robert Wadlow - Confirmed tallest male and person by Guinness World Records at 8'11.1" (272 cm). (b.1918, d.1940)
  2. John Rogan - Second tallest male ever at 8'9½" (268 cm). Tallest African American person ever. (b.1868, d.1905)
  3. Leonid Stadnyk - Tallest male living, standing 8'5" (257 cm). Height not yet confirmed by Guinness World Records.
  4. Väinö Myllyrinne - Tallest Finn ever, standing 8'1" (247 cm). Myllyrinne was born in 1909 and died April 13, 1963.
  5. Gabriel Estêvão Monjane - Guinness World Records listed him as tallest man from 1988 to 1990 at 8'1" (246 cm). (b.1944, d.1990)
  6. Suleiman Ali Nashnush - Libyan who may be the tallest basketball player ever at 8'½" (245 cm). (b.1943 d.1991)
  7. Alexander Sizonenko - Tallest Russian living, former Soviet basketball player, standing 8' (244 cm).
  8. Sultan Kosen - Tallest basketball player ever in the history of basketball, standing 8' (242 cm). (b. 1983)
  9. Bao Xishun - Guinness World Record holder for tallest living person at 7'9" (236 cm). (b.1951)
  10. Sun Ming-Ming - Formerly second tallest living person at 7'9", now third tallest living person.

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