Leonid Stadnyk

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Leonid Stepanovych Stadnyk
Леонід Степанович Стадник
Born 5 August 1970
Podolyantsi, Chudniv Raion, Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukrainian SSR
Died 24 August 2014(2014-08-24) (aged 44)
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.[1]

Stadnyk died at the age of 44 on August 24, 2014 from a brain hemorrhage.[2]

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  1. "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)"
  2. 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.

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