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The tallest man ever – Robert Wadlow

Robert Pershing Wadlow (1918–1940), also known as the Alton Giant and the Giant of Illinois, was an American who became famous as the tallest person ever in recorded history for whom there is irrefutable evidence. Wadlow reached 8 ft 11.1 in (2.72 m)[2][4][5] in height and weighed 490 lb (220 kg) at his death at age 22.