|Leonid Stepanovych Stadnyk
Леонід Степанович Стадник
|Born||5 August 1970
Podolyantsi, Chudniv Raion, Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukrainian SSR
|Died||24 August 2014
Podolyantsi, Chudniv Raion, Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukraine
|Weight||200 kg (440 lb; 31 st)|
Leonid Stepanovych Stadnyk (Ukrainian: Леонід Степанович Стадник; 5 August 1970 – 24 August 2014) was a Ukrainian farmer. He stood at 8 feet 5 inches or 2.57 meters. He was born in Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, USSR. Stadnyk was listed as the world's tallest living man according to Guinness World Records.
Stadnyk died at the age of 44 on August 24, 2014 from a brain hemorrhage.
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- "Press release". Guinness World Records 2008. 2007-08-07. http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/mediazone/pdfs/news/070807_US_Book_Launch.pdf. Retrieved 2007-08-09. "The world authority on record breaking launches with more astounding new records including the introduction of the world's tallest living human being in the world: Leonid Stadnyk (7ft 6in tall)"
- Will Stewart (25 August 2014). "World's 'tallest man' at 8ft 4 inches dies aged 44". Mirror. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/worlds-tallest-man-8ft-4-4105252.