Friday, November 7, 2008

The Tallest Man Who Ever Lived On Earth :Robert Wadlow

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By The Telegraph newspaper, Alton, Illinois [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The name of the tallest man that ever lived on earth was Robert Wadlow. He was 8 feet and 11 inches tall or 2 meters and 72 centimeters and weight 197 kg! Born in 1918 and died in 1940 at an age of only 22 years.

He didn't lived long because of his huge height and died young in his sleep at 15 Juli 1940. At least 40.000 people have been to his funeral and to remember him they have made a statue of him at the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Dental Medicine.

1 comment:

tiffany said...

man you r tall hows the weather up there