Who Is the Tallest Living Man?


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As of 2014, according to Guinness, the world's tallest living man is Sultan Kosen of Turkey. He is 8'3" tall when standing.

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Who Is the Tallest Living Man?
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Sultan Kosen was born in Turkey on December 10, 1982. He became the world's tallest man in 2009 when he reached a height of 8'1" and has grown 2 more inches since then.

Kosen reached his enormous height because of a tumor that affected his pituitary gland. His parents and siblings are all of normal height.

As of 2014, Kosen lives a fairly normal life despite his height. He is a part-time farmer in Turkey and enjoys playing computer games. He uses his height to help his family perform domestic tasks.

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