World shortest man Ping Ping (2.5feet) With worlds tallest man sultan Kosen
(8.1 Feet) and world longest legs woman Svetlana pankratoa
The tallest man in medical history for whom there is irrefutable evidence is Robert Pershing Wadlow. He was born at Alton, Illinois, USA, on February 22, 1918, and when he was last measured on June 27, 1940, was found to be 2.72 m
(8 ft 11.1 in) tall and Wadlow died at 1:30 a.m. on July 15, 1940.
Leonid Stadnyk (39-year-old)from Ukraine, listed by the Guinness World
Records (2008) as the tallest living man at 8 feet, 5.5 inches tall (2.57 meters)
As part of the launch of the new Guinness World Records 2010 book (on 16 Sep 2009) said that 8 foot 1 inch (2.47 meters) Sultan Kosen( 27-year-old), from the town of Mardin in eastern Turkey, is now officially the tallest man walking the planet. The previous record holder was Leonid Stadnyk from Ukraine. Although he’s believed to be 8 feet 5.5 inches (2.57 meters), Kosen was awarded the record because Stadnyk declined to be measured again. His reason? He said he was tired of being in the public eye.
Zhao Liang (27) from China, newly found world’s tallest living
man at 8.07ft tall (2.46m)
Bao Xishun from China, listed by the Guinness World Records as the
tallest living man (former) at seven-feet, nine-inches tall