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Are you curious to know who & how tall is the tallest men in the world? Then let’s find them from tallest to shortest and also know about their life.

1. Sultan Kosen – 8 ft 2.8 inch, Tallest men in the World

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sultan kosen

Sultan Kosen was born on 10 December 1982. He is a Turkish farmer man and he holds the Guinness World Record (GWR). On 13 November 2014, He is officially the first-tallest living male at 251 centimetres (8 ft 2.82 in).

He possesses the largest hands and tallest men in the world. Sultan Kosen got married in 2013 and was going to become a basketball player but he turned out to be “too tall”.

His growth resulted from the tumour affecting his pituitary gland. Problems like trouble walking, can’t travel in a car, train, etc.

2. Brahim Takioullah – 8 ft 1 inch

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Brahim Takioullah

Brahim Takioullah was born on 26 January 1982 in Guelmim, Morocco. He is a Moroccan man who is officially the second-tallest living person.

It holds the Guinness World Record (GWR). The tumour has increased the levels of human growth hormone in Brahim Takioullah body. The Brahim Takioullah condition was diagnosed when he was 18 in his school life.

His problems in day to day life such as He can’t stand up straight in the small room, and he has difficulty using a car, taxi, bus, train. Brahim Takioullah needs to wear special shoes designed by his family doctor to support his weight.

3. Morteza Mehrzad – 8 ft 1 inch 

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Morteza Mehrzad

Morteza Mehrzad is the third tallest person in the world & the tallest athlete at the Paralympics. He is the first tallest person in all of Iran and stands 8 feet, 1 inch (97 inches) also is a volleyball player for the Iranian team at the Rio Games. At age 16, Morteza Mehrzad fell off his bike and suffered a pelvis injury.

It caused his right leg to stop growing, so it is now about six inches shorter than his left leg. Morteza Mehrzad picked up the sport and made his first appearance for the national team at a major competition.

 “I will disclose to you a catchphrase that he utilized himself. Before he ended up celebrated, when he left the house, everyone took a gander at him in all respects oddly. And afterward, now that he’s popular when he turns out, everybody needs to snap a photo. He turned into a boss.”

4. Dharmendra Pratap Singh – 8 ft 0.7 inch

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Dharmendra Pratap Singh

Dharmendra Pratap Singh is the third fourth person in the world. He stands for 8 ft 1 in (2.4 m).

His age is 32. He is an MA in Hindi literature, who hails from Uttar Pradesh. The difficulty for Dharmendra Pratap Singh is to to get the job and difficulty in terms of marriage. He has to take up a job at an amusement park where he was paid for letting people click pictures with him. 

In an Interview with Dharmendra Pratap Singh: “In terms of marriage, the main problem is my height. It will be very difficult to find someone who is tall enough for me.

I think it is impossible, Women are very much interested in me. They talk to me and giggle but I have never met anyone who I could look up to.” , Dharmendra Pratap Singh, 32, said.

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5. Zhang Juncai – 7 ft 11 ¼ inch

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Zhang Juncai

He was born on 31 March 1966. Till 2004, Zhang Juncai who hails from Shanxi Province was the first tallest man in China. Zhang Juncai height is 7 ft and 11 ¼ inch (95 inches).

Zhang Juncai nationality is Chinese, as well as occupation of Zhang Juncai, is World record holder tallest living man and weight of Zhang Juncai is 153 kg.

6. Asadulla Khan – 7 ft 11 inch

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Asadulla Khan

Asadulla Khan is the sixth tallest men in the world and in India second tallest men. Asadulla Khan stands for 7 feet 11 inches (2.167 m).

In Asadulla Khan family members including his father, brother and mother are only 5 feet tall. Asadulla Khan nationality is Indian. He hails from Kendrapada in West Bengal.

7. Naseer Soomro – 7 ft 10 inch

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Naseer Soomro

Naseer Ahmed Soomro is Seventh tallest men in the country. He has a height of 7 ft 10 inch. Naseer Ahmed Soomro nationality is Pakistan. Naseer Ahmed Soomro qualification is as an Engineer in metallurgy.

Naseer Ahmed Soomro hails from Shikarpur in Pakistan. Naseer Ahmed Soomro is the second tallest man in Pakistan. He is also known as a poet in Sindhi & Urdu languages.

He once revealed how he was instructed by the police in Shikarpur and Karachi to avoid stepping out of his house on weekends because his presence attracted huge crowds causing law and order problems. 

8. Bao Xishun – 7 ft 9 inch

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Bao Xishun

Xishun Bao was born on 2 November 1951 is a herdsman from China, recognized by Guinness World Records as one of the world’s tallest living men.

He was formerly certified as the tallest living man by the Guinness World Records (GWR).  Xishun Bao has a height of 7 ft 9 in (236 cm).

He worked in a local hospital in Chifeng, China.

9. Sun Mingming – 7 ft 9 inch

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Sun Mingming

Sun Mingming was born on 23 August 1983. Sun Mingming stands 7 ft 9 in (2.36 m) tall. Sun Mingming was born in a small town near Bayan County, Harbin in Heilongjiang Province, China.

Chinese professional basketball player and actor is the tallest basketball player in the world.  Sun Mingming is married to Xu Yan who is 6 ft 1 in (1.859 m) and a handball player.

They met at the National Games of China and eventually fell in love. Together they are known as the tallest married couple in the world.  Sun Mingming has two siblings: a brother and a sister.

10. Radhouane Charbib – 7 ft 9 inch

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Radhouane Charbib

Radhouane Charbib stands for the height of the 7 ft 9 in.

Radhouane Charbib was known as the tallest man in the world until the year 2005, until Bao Xishun took the title from him for being 2 mm taller.


All the tallest men listed above are based on my own research. If you feel that somebody is missing in this list you can comment down below…


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