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Who are the tallest and shortest people?

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Asked by who sane, 27 Jan '08 10:55 pm
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The Tutsi of Burundi and Rwanda, who are noted for their dancing and high jumping, are, on average, the world's tallest people. Men over 183 cm (6ft) in height. The world's shortest people also live in Central Africa. These are the pygmy hunters and gatherers in the forests. Pygmy women average only 135 cm (4ft5in) and men 137 cm (4ft6in)!
Answered by bernard, 27 Jan '08 10:56 pm

 
  
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people who always help others are stalwarts (giants) irrespective of height.
people who run away from their responsibilities are pigmies . becausethey go un noticed despite presence.
Answered by db, 27 Jan '08 10:59 pm

 
  
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the Tallest one-
Robert Wadlow (1918 1940), American (US): 8 feet 11.09 inches (2.72 m) Recorded tallest person ever.
Zeng Jinlian (1964 1982), Chinese: 8 ft 1 in (248 cm) Tallest woman ever.

Shortest one-

[Shortest men

Gul Mohammed - Shortest man ever verified according to Guinness World Records.
Younis Edwan - Shortest man claimant, said to be 65 cm tall.[2]
He Pingping - Shortest man claimant, possibly the shortest man in the People's Republic of China.[3]
Lin Y-chih - Shortest man currently living according to Guinness World Records.[4]

Shortest women

Madge Bester - Shortest living woman claimant.[5]
Pauline Musters - Smallest woman ever claimant.[6]
Lucia Zarate - Smallest woman claimant and the earliest studied example of microcephalic osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism type
Answered by robin singh, 27 Jan '08 11:20 pm

 
  
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