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Top 10 Tallest Men in the World

Sunday, April 17th 2011. | Tallest

These 10 tallest men below attract many attentions because of not what they were doing but because of what they truly are. In this post, we are going to check one person who wins a tallest man title in history and view men who win the Guinness world of record because of their high.

1. Robert Wadlow (8 feet and 11.1 inches/2.72 meters)


Robert wadlow

Robert Wadow is a tallest person in history and he set the world’s men record before he reached 23 years old. He was born in 1918 and died in 1940

2. John Rogan (8 feet 8 inches/2.67 meters)


John Rogan

John Rogan used to be the tallest American and tallest person alive before Robert Wadlow outmatch his record. Rogan was living from 1868-1905 and in his last day he was known as second tallest person in the world

3. John F. Carroll (8 feet 7¾ inches or 2.64 meters)


John F Carroll

In 1960s, John F Carroll was known as the tallest man alive until 1969. He was born in 1932 and he closed his story as the tallest man in the world in 1969. During his last life, he held severe pain of spinal curvature abnormality

4. Väinö Myllyrinne (8 feet 3 inches or 2.51 meters)


Väinö Myllyrinne

He was a person who held the record tallest man alive on the planet started from 1940-1963. He was born in 1909 and he passed away in 1963 (53 years old)
5. Don Koehler (8 Feet 2 inches or 2.49 meters)


Don Koehler

Koehler was living from 1925-1981. Since the early 1970s, Koehler was known as the tallest man alive in the world until he reached 56 years old in 1981. A genetic syndrome account to his abnormal high and he had a sister who had same bone disorder as him. She was 1.75 meters tall

6. Bernard Coyne (8 feet 2 inches or 2.49 meters)


Bernard Coyne

Bernard Coyne was living 24 years in this planet start from 1897 until 1921. During his life, he was trying to enter army once but Army disapproved his application because he was 8 feet tall. At the last day of his life, one measured him one last time and found he already 2 inches higher

7. Vikas Uppal (8 feet 2 inches or 2.49 meters)


Vikas Uppal

Vikas’s mother bore him in 1986 and he was living until 21 years. Although his high was same as Bernard Coyne, Guinness never verified his record and they never book Vikas Uppal on their volume.

8. Sultan Kösen (8 feet 2 inches or 2, 49 meters)


sultan kosen

Sultan Kösen comes from Turkey and he is the only living person and the newest name on the list. Guinness officially records him as the tallest man alive since 17 September 2009. At a time we are speaking, he is 29 years old.
9. Patrick Cotter O’Brien (8 feet 1 inch or 2.46 meters


Patrick Cotter OBrien

Different from Kosen, Cotter is the oldest name on the list and he was born in 1760. He is the earliest person who conducted medical treatment because of his anomaly. He died in 1806 but his body remains a research object until 1972

10. Gabriel Estêvão Monjane ( 8 feet ¾ inches or 2.46 meters)


Gabriel Estêvão Monjane

Gabriel Estêvão Monjane is the tallest African and he was world’s tallest man in 1988-1990. Guinness world record verified his high.

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