Name: Vikas Uppal (* 8th Place)
Height: 8 ft 2 in (unofficial)
Date of birth: january 1, 1986
Date of death: june 30, 2007
Cause of death: surgical complications of a failed brain tumour operationVikas Kumar "Vicky" Uppal was a native and resident of India, said to be India's tallest man until his death in June 30, 2007 when he died during a failed Brain tumor operation in Delhi, India.
On 12 January 2004, The Tribune reported him to be 8 ft 3 in tall and still growing, being in his late teens. On 10 June 2005, rediff.com reported him to be 8 ft 10 in tall. His official recorded height is 8 ft 2 in though.
Image Source: thetallestman.com