Rosalie Bradford [USA] is claimed to have registered a peak weight of 1,199 lb in Jan 1987, age 43. after following a controlled diet, she weighed 282 lb in Feb 1994.
Shortest Living Woman
Madge Bester [South Africa] is just 2 ft 1.5 in all. sadly she suffers from osteogenesis imperfecta [ characterized by brittle bones and deformities of the skeleton] and is confined to a wheelchair.
The largest waist was of Walter Hudson [USA] which measured 9ft 11 in at his peak weight of 1,201 lb.
Largest Chest Measurement
Lucia Xarate [1863-89, Mexico], an emaciated ateleiotic dwarf of 26.8 in [67 cm] who weighed 2.8 lb at birth, weighed only 4.7 lb the age of 17. she fattened up to 13 lb by her 20th birthday.
Shortest Living Woman Ever
The shortest-ever female was Pauline Musters [1876 -1895] who measured 1 ft at the time of her birth in Ossendrecht, Netherlands, and 1 ft 9.6 in at the age of nine. A postmortem carried out after her death, from pneumonia and meningitis, at the age of 19 in New York city, showed her to be 2 ft tall, although there was evidence of elongation of the body after death.
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Younis Edwan [Jordan] is believed to be 2 ft 1.5 in tall. He was born 1971, and is the sixth sibling in a family of seven sisters and brothers.
Tallest Living Man
The tallest living man is Radhouane Charibib [Tunisia], who measures 7 ft 8.9 in. He is one of 11 brothers and sisters, who all means a normal 5 ft 6 in.
Tallest Man Ever
The tallest man in medical history was Robert Wadlow [USA]. when measured in June 1940, shortly before his death, he was 8 ft 11.1 in tall. His greatest recorded weight was 491 lb.
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The shortest mature man for whose height there is independent evidence was Gul Mohammed [India]. When examined at Ram Manohar Hospita. New Delhi, in 1990, he was found to be just 1 ft 10.5 in tall.
Tallest Living Woman
Sandy Allan [USA] is 7 ft 7.25 in tall, making her the tallest living woman. A 6-lb-8-oz baby, her abnormal growth began soon after birth. she stood 6 ft 3 in by the age of 10 and was 7 ft 1 in by 16.
Tallest Woman Ever
The tallest woman for whose height there reliable evidence was Zeng Jinlian [China]. she was 8 ft 1.75 in tall when she died on Feb 13 1982, age 17.
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