Chandra Bahadur Dangi of Nepal has been named the ‘shortest man ever’ and the ‘shortest man living’ by Guinness World Records in Kathmandu on Sunday (February 26). The 72-year-old bachelor from Dang stands 54.6cm tall.
The title of ‘world’s shortest man’ may change hands in the coming weeks as a new claimant has been discovered. Chandra Bahadur Dangi, a 72-year-old Nepali who claims to be 56 centimetres tall, could become the new ‘world’s shortest man’ if Guinness World Records confirms his height.
Khagendra Thapa Magar turned 18 on Thursday, October 14, 2010 and was officially declared the world’s shortest man by Guiness record officials at Pokhara, Nepal. Khagendra was measured in at 26.4 inches (67 cm) tall at a ceremony organized in his homewon, Pokhara, where he was handed certificate by Guiness officials. Khagendra’s family had been … Continue reading Khagendra Thapa Magar Officially Declared the World’s Shortest Man by Guinness Record Officials