World’s Shortest Man and Tallest Man Meet For The First Time!

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Meet the world’s shortest man and tallest man!

Sultan Kösen, a 31-year-old farmer from Turkey who stands 8-foot-3, is the world’s talent living man in Guinness World Records, taking the title from the previous record holder China’s Xi Shun, who stood 7-foot-9.

epaselect epa04487613 Chandra Bahadur Dangi (L) from Nepal and Sultan Kosen from Turkey pose for photographers during a photocall for the Guinness World Records in London, Britain, 13 November 2014. Dangi (54.6 cm) is considered the smallest living person and Kosen (251 cm) is a Turkish farmer who holds the Guinness World Record for tallest living male. EPA/FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA
epaselect epa04487613 Chandra Bahadur Dangi (L) from Nepal and Sultan Kosen from Turkey pose for photographers during a photocall for the Guinness World Records in London, Britain, 13 November 2014. Dangi (54.6 cm) is considered the smallest living person and Kosen (251 cm) is a Turkish farmer who holds the Guinness World Record for tallest living male. EPA/FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA

Chandra Dangi, a 71-year-old from Nepal, stands a mere 21.5 inches tall, which makes him about the same size as six stacked cans of baked beans. Chandra is the shortest adult human ever t verified by Guinness World Records, beating the benchmark set by the late Gul Mohammed from India, who was 22.5 inches.