Fully confirmed list of the 10 tallest people in the history of the world. All heights are verified by public records or from the Guinness Book Of World Records. * Scroll down to begin the gallery.
Name: Bernard Coyne (* 10th Place)
Height: 8 ft 2 in (2.54 m)
Date of birth: 27 july 1897
Date of death: 20 may 1921
Cause of death: hardening of the liver, glandular disorderBernard A. Coyne is one of only 17 individuals in medical history to have stood 8 feet tall or more. Coyne may have reached a height of 8 feet 4 inches tall at the time of his death in 1921. His World War I draft registration card, dated 29 August 1918, lists his height as 8 feet. The Guinness Book of World Records stated that he was refused induction into the Army when he stood at a height of 7 feet 9 inches.
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