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Shortest Person in the World

Shortest Personin the World

If you want to know the record holder for the shortest person in the world, then you're in the right place. Gul Mohammed of New Delhi, India is considered the shortest adult of all time, measuring 0.57 m (1 ft 10 2⁄5 in). He died on October 1, 1997, from respiratory complications and after a long struggle with asthma and bronchitis, acquired due to heavy smoking. According to The Guinness Book of World Records, was the shortest adult human being whose existence and height have been independently verified.

Khagendra Thapa Magar born in born October 14, 1992, measures 0.67 m (2 ft 2 1⁄2 in) and considered the shortest living adult. Formerly the shortest teenager in the world. He took the title of shortest man from Edward Nino Hernandez when he turned 18 on October 14, 2010. Magar is a primordial dwarf.

He Pingping was according to the Guinness World Records, the world's shortest man who was able to walk (mobile) who measured 74 cm (2 ft 5 in) tall. He died March 21, 2010.

Unverified claims of the shortest person is made concerning June Rey Balawing, considered to be the unofficial smallest man, measuring 22 in (56 cm), not yet verified by Guinness World Records.

Did you know that primordial dwarfism is a form of dwarfism that results in a smaller body size in all stages of life beginning from before birth. More specifically, primordial dwarfism is a diagnostic category including specific types of profoundly proportionate dwarfism, in which individuals are extremely small for their age, even as a fetus. Most individuals with primordial dwarfism are not diagnosed until they are about 3 years of age.

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Khagendra Thapa Magar born in born October 14, 1992, measures 0.67 m (2 ft 2 1⁄2 in) and considered the shortest living adult. Formerly the shortest teenager in the world. He took the title of shortest man from Edward Nino Hernandez when he turned 18 on October 14, 2010. Magar is a primordial dwarf.

He Pingping was according to the Guinness World Records, the world's shortest man who was able to walk (mobile). He measured 74 cm (2 ft 5 in) tall. He died March 21, 2010.

Unverified claims of the shortest person is made concerning June Rey Balawing, considered to be the unofficial smallest man, measuring 22 in (56 cm), not yet verified by Guinness World Records.

Did you know that dwarfism or growth hormone deficiency is short stature resulting from a particular medical condition. It is sometimes defined as an adult height of less than 4 feet 10 inches (147 cm), although this definition is problematic because short stature in itself is not a disorder. In the United States, Canada and New Zealand, many people with dwarfism prefer to be called little people.

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