Height matters, a famous line that is instilled in the minds of many people. They believe that if you are tall, there are lots of things you can do that cannot be done by those individuals who have shorter height. In this regard, here are the top 10 tallest men of all time that the world has to offer:
10. Bernard Coyne
He’s 8 feet and 2 inches tall or 2.49 meters. This height of him is attributed from the condition he experienced, which is called Daddy Long-Legs Syndrome. The time of his death can be dated back to May 20, 1921, and this was caused by a glandular and liver disorder.
9. Don Koehler
From 1969 until his death in 1981, he was said to be the tallest man the world has to offer. He’s 8 feet and 2 inches tall. He had a condition known as acromegalic gigantism. He was born on September 1, 1925 in Denton, Montana and died on February 26, 1981.
8. Vikas Uppal
Vikas was an Indian man considered to be the tallest man India has to offer, until his death on June 30, 2007. His full name is Vikas Kumar Uppal, and he’s known for his nickname “Vicky”. He’s 8 feet and 2 inches tall.
7. Sultan Kosen
He’s a Turkish man who was born on December 10, 1982. He’s 8 feet and 3 inches. From September 17, 2009 until today, he holds the record of the tallest living man according to Guinness World Records. This abnormal height of him was caused by tumor that greatly affects his pituitary gland.
6. Vaino Myllyrinne
He has 8 feet and 3 inches height. He was born on February 27, 1909 in Helsinki, Finland. From the year 1961-1963, he was declared as the tallest living man in the entire world. His abnormal height was actually because of his condition known as acromegalic gigantism.
5. Edouard Beaupre
This extremely tall Canadian man was born on January 9, 1881. He’s 8 feet and 3 inches tall like Vaino Myllyrinne. He worked in Barnum and Bailey’s circus. A lot of people came here because of his incredibly taller height. Due to tuberculosis, he died on July 3, 1904 at the age of 23.
4. Leonid Stadnyk
This Ukrainian man was said to have an unbelievable height of 8 feet and 5 inches or 2.54 meters. The main reason of his abnormal growth was a pituitary gland tumor, and he got it after he undergone a brain surgery when he was still 14 years old. He died on August 24, 2014.
3. John F. Carroll
His abnormal height of 8 feet and 7.5 inches was because of his condition known as acromegalic gigantism. In the medical literature, he’s considered to be the Buffalo Giant. This extremely tall American man died in the year 1969.
2. John Rogan
John William Rogan was born on February 16, 1865 in Sumner County, Tennessee. When reached the aged of 13, John started to grow abnormally. The last measurement of his height on his death was 8 feet and 9 inches. He died on September 12, 1905 due to ankylosis complications.
1. Robert Wadlow
He was born on February 22, 1918. He’s 8 feet and 11 inches tall, and this was due to hyperplasia in his pituitary gland. Because of his abnormal size and height, he was called Giant of Illinois and the Alton Giant. He died on July 15, 1940 at the age of 22.
These are the top 10 tallest men of all time in the world. Truly, their heights are unbelievable.