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Edward Niño Hernández

Edward Niño Hernández
Born 1986 (age 28–29)
Santa Fé de Bogotá D.C, Colombia
Nationality Colombian
Occupation Dancer/actor
Known for Being the world's shortest living man

Edward Niño Hernández was officially named as the world's shortest living man on September 4, 2010, by the Guinness World Records. At 24 years of age Hernandez was 0.7 m (2 ft 3 12 in) tall and weighed 10 kg (22 lb). He lives in Bogotá, Colombia.[1][2]

The previous titleholder, He Pingping of Inner Mongolia, was 1.5 inches taller and died on March 13, 2010 in Rome, Italy, where he was filming the TV program Lo show dei record.

He appeared on the TV programme Susana Giménez in Argentina.

Hernandez's reign ended on October 14, 2010 when Khagendra Thapa Magar of Nepal turned 18.

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References

  1. ^ BBC: Colombian declared world's shortest man
  2. ^ "World's shortest man named as 27ins tall Colombian" Telegraph
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