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Gul Mohammed

Gul Mohammed
गुल मोहम्मद
Born (1957-02-15)February 15, 1957
New Delhi, India
Died October 1, 1997(1997-10-01) (aged 40)
New Delhi, India
Cause of death
Respiratory complications
Nationality Indian
Known for Former shortest verified adult human being (1990–2011)
Height 0.57 m (1 ft 10 25 in)

Gul Mohammed (February 15, 1957 – October 1, 1997) of New Delhi, India, according to The Guinness Book of World Records, was the shortest adult human being of his time whose existence and height have been independently verified.[1]

On July 19, 1990, he was examined by Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi, India, and he stood 1 foot 10.4 inches (57 cm) tall and weighed 37.5 lbs (17.0 kg). He died on October 1, 1997, from respiratory complications and after a long struggle with asthma and bronchitis, acquired due to heavy smoking.[2] His record has now been broken by Chandra Bahadur Dangi of Nepal whose height is just 21.5 inches (54.6 cm).[3]

Preceded by
Pauline Musters
Shortest Recognized adult human ever
1990-2011
Succeeded by
Chandra Bahadur Dangi

See also

References

  1. ^ News. (1997-10-03). Gul Mohammed; World's Shortest Man. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2008-08-30.
  2. ^ Abhijit Naik. (2010-06-29) Smallest Man in the World. Buzzle.Com Website. Retrieved 2011-06-17.
  3. ^ Gurubacharya, Binaj (Feb 26, 2012). "72-year-old Nepalese man from remote mountain village declared shortest human on record".  


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