Chandra Bahadur Dangi

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Dangi in February 2012.

Chandra Bahadur Dangi (Nepali: चन्द्रबहादुर डाँगीAbout this soundListen ; 30 November 1939 – 3 September 2015) was a Nepalese farmer and craftsman. He was best known for being the shortest man in recorded history, measuring 0.546 m (1 ft 9 12 in). Dangi was a primordial dwarf. He broke the record of Gul Mohammed (1957–1997), the shortest adult human whose height was 0.57 m (1 ft 10 in). He was born in Kalimati, Salyan District.

Dangi died from pneumonia on 3 September 2015 in Pago Pago, American Samoa, aged 75.[1]

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  1. "The World's Shortest Man Dies, a Photo Tribute to Nepal's Chandra Bahadur Dangi". The Wall Street Journal. 4 September 2015. Retrieved 4 September 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)