Tallest man in history

17-01-2017

The tallest man in l history is Robert Pershing Wadlow (USA) (born in Alton, Illinois, USA on 22 February 1918), last measured on 27 June 1940, he was 2.72m tall.

Robert died at 1:30 a.m. on 15 July 1940. He was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Alton in a coffin measuring 3.28 m.

Robert's daily food consumption was 8000 calories - more than three times the amount recommended for average-sized males.

At the age of nine, he was able to carry his father Harold F. Wadlow, who stood at 1.8 m and weighed 77 kg up the stairs of the family home.


Escrito por: Diogo Butes

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