List of tallest people

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This is a list of the tallest people, living and dead, from 1835 to the present. See also List of humans with gigantism.

Men

      Deceased       Living       Height disputed

Nationality Metric Imperial Name Note Lifespan (Age at death time)
 United States 272 cm 8 ft 11.1 in Robert Wadlow Tallest person in recorded history confirmed by Guinness World Records.[1] 1918–1940 (22)
 United States 268 cm 8 ft 9½in John Rogan Second tallest male in recorded history. Weighed only 175 lb (79 kg). Unable to stand due to ankylosis. 1868–1905 (37)
 United States 263 cm 8 ft 7½ in John F. Carroll 244 cm (8 ft 0 in) standing height, 264 cm (8 ft 7¾ in) assuming normal spinal curvature 1932–1969 (37)
 Ukraine 257 cm 8 ft 5.5 in Leonid Stadnyk Not officially recognized by Guinness World Records because he refused to be measured according to their standards.[2] 1970–2014 (44)
 Finland 251 cm 8 ft 3 in Väinö Myllyrinne Recognized as the tallest living person from 1940 to his death in 1963. Said to have been 251 cm in his thirties. 1909–1963 (54)
 Canada 251 cm 8 ft 3 in Edouard Beaupré Tallest strongman as well as tallest wrestler in history. 1881-1904 (23)
 Turkey 251 cm 8 ft 3 in Sultan Kösen The tallest living person since September 17, 2009, as determined by Guinness World Records.[3] 1982–
 India 249 cm 8 ft 3 in Vikas Uppal Was not officially measured by Guinness 1986–2007 (21)
 United States 249 cm 8 ft 2 in Don Koehler Tallest in world for most of 1970s. Had twin sister who was 175 cm (5 ft 9) tall 1925–1981 (56)
 United States 249 cm 8 ft 2 in Bernard Coyne Coyne's World War I draft registration card, dated 29 August his height as 8 feet, although he had reached a height of 8 feet 2 inches (249 cm) by the time of his death. Possibly reached up to 8 ft 4 in (254 cm) 1897–1921 (24)
 Ireland 246 cm 8 ft 1 in Patrick Cotter O'Brien Tallest person recorded at the time and the first in medical history to stand at a verified height of eight feet (244 cm). Remains examined in 1972 and height verified. 1760–1806 (46)
 Morocco 246 cm 8 ft 1 in Brahim Takioullah Possesses the world's largest feet at 1 ft 3 in (38 cm).[4] 1982-
 Iran 246 cm 8 ft 1 in Morteza Mehrzad Tallest man in Iran.[5] 1987-
 Germany 246 cm 8 ft 1 in Julius Koch Probably never the world's tallest person due to his life coinciding with that of John Rogan. Skeleton preserved in the Museum of Natural History in Mons, Belgium. 1872–1902 (30)
 Mozambique 246 cm 8 ft 1 in Gabriel Estêvão Monjane Guinness World Records listed him as tallest man from 1988 to 1990. 1944–1990 (46)
 Libya 245 cm 8 ft ½ in Suleiman Ali Nashnush Libyan who may have been the tallest basketball player.[citation needed] 1943–1991 (47)
 France 245 cm 8 ft ½ in Jean-Joseph Brice Le Géant des Vosges Ramonchamp - France—Height controversy[6] 1835–?
 Germany 244 cm 8 ft 0 in Anton de Franckenpoint
(Langer Anton)
Lived during Thirty Years' War; skeleton later measured at 8 ft 0 in (244 cm).[7][8] Unknown
 People's Republic of China 242 cm 7 ft 11¼ in Zhang Juncai Tallest living Chinese person. 1966–
 Indonesia 242 cm 7 ft 11¼ in Suparwono Tallest Indonesian. Officially measured (lying down and in the standing position) by the Indonesian Record Museum (MURI) in December 2009.[9] 1985–2012 (27)
 Puerto Rico 241 cm 7 ft 11 in Felipe Birriel Tallest Puerto Rican recorded. 1916–1994 (78)
 India 241 cm 7 ft 10 in Asadulla Khan Tallest man in India.[10] 1988–
 Soviet Union 241 cm 7 ft 10 in Alexander Sizonenko Soviet Union basketball player.[11] 1959–2012 (53)
Belarus Belarus 239 cm 7 ft 10 in Feodor Machnow Billed as 9 ft 3 in his life. 1878–1912 (34)
 Austria-Hungary 238 cm 7 ft 10 in Grgo Kusić Tallest Croat recorded. Tallest citizen of Austria-Hungary of his time.[12] 1892–1918 (26)
 Pakistan 238 cm 7 ft 10 in Naseer Soomro Tallest confirmed man living in Pakistan .[13][14] 1975–
 Mongolia 236 cm 7 ft 9 in Öndör Gongor Very tall man in early-20th century Mongolia. Some other sources even give 245 cm (8 feet) 1880/85 – 1925/30
 United States 236 cm 7 ft 9 in Louis Moilanen Tallest person in Michigan history and one of the tallest men in the world during his lifetime. He may have been 8 ft 1 in tall.[15] 1885–1913 (28)
 United Kingdom 236 cm 7 ft 9 in Angus MacAskill Tallest "true" giant (not due to a pathological condition). Tallest Scottish or British man recorded. 1825–1863 (38)
 United Kingdom 236 cm 7 ft 9 in Frederick Kempster Tall Englishman, height disputed between 7 ft 8.5in and 8 ft 4.5in[16] 1889–1918 (29)
 People's Republic of China 236 cm 7 ft 9 in Sun Ming-Ming Chinese basketball player. Formerly second tallest living person. 1983–
 People's Republic of China 236 cm 7 ft 9 in Bao Xishun Considered the tallest living person by Guinness World Records until September 2009 when he was replaced by Sultan Kösen.[16] 1951–
 Germany 236 cm 7 ft 9 in Walter Straub Tallest man in Germany while he was alive.[17] 1925–1986 (61)
 Algeria 236 cm 7 ft 9 in Rachid Bara Tallest man in Algeria while he was alive.[18] 1974-2009 (35)
 Tunisia 235 cm 7 ft 8½ in Radhouane Charbib Listed by Guinness World Records as tallest man until January 15, 2005, before Bao Xishun and Sun Ming Ming.[19] 1968–
 United States 235 cm 7 ft 8 in Brenden Adams Tallest teenager in the world. 1995–
 United States/ Ukraine 235 cm 7 ft 8⅓ in Igor Vovkovinskiy Currently the tallest person living in the United States. Originally from Ukraine, moved to Rochester, Minnesota to be treated at the Mayo Clinic. Most recently has been acting in commercials and movies.[20] Became well known by wearing a t-shirt that read "Obama's Biggest Supporter.". Took part in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 in Malmo, Sweden, as one of the performers on the stage representing Ukraine. 1982–
 North Korea 235 cm 7 ft 8½ in Ri Myung Hun Former basketball player with the North Korean national team. 1967–
 India 234 cm 7 ft 8 in Polipaka Gattaiah Tallest living Indian.[21] 1975–
 United States 234 cm 7 ft 8 in George Bell Former Tallest living American.[21] 1957–
 Fiji 234 cm 7 ft 8 in Kaliova Seleiwau Tallest living Fijian.[21] 1981–
 Austria 234 cm 7 ft 8 in Adam Rainer Only person known to have been both a dwarf and giant. He was 118 cm (3 ft 10 in) tall at age 21 and peaked at 234 cm (7 ft 8 in) when he died, having doubled his height as an adult. 1899–1950 (51)
 Pakistan 234 cm 7 ft 8 in Alam Channa Pakistani, considered to be the tallest living man when he died in 1998.[22] 1953–1998 (46)
 Japan 228 cm 7 ft 8 in Yasutaka Okayama Tallest basketball player drafted in NBA history.[23][24][25][26] 1954–
 Iceland 234 cm 7 ft 8 in Jóhann K. Pétursson Was the tallest person in Iceland. 1913–1984 (71)
 Somalia 233 cm 7 ft 7.4 in Hussain Bisad Somalia, considered to be one of the tallest living men. 1975–
 United Kingdom 232 cm 7 ft 7½ in Neil Fingleton Tallest living person born in the UK.[27][28] 1980–
 United Kingdom 231 cm 7 ft 7 in Paul Sturgess Tied for the tallest player ever to play college basketball in the U.S.[29] 1987-
 United States 231 cm 7 ft 7 in Kenny George Tallest Division I basketball player.[30] 1987–
 Brazil 231 cm 7 ft 7 in Joélisson Fernandes da Silva Tallest living Brazilian.[21] 1991–
 Argentina 231 cm 7 ft 7 in Jorge González Tallest wrestler in WWE history. 1966–2010 (44)
 Ireland 231 cm 7 ft 7 in Charles Byrne Skeleton now resides in the Hunterian Museum. 1761–1783 (22)
 United States 231 cm 7 ft 7 in Max Palmer Actor and pro wrestler. Listed by Guinness World Records at 7 ft 7 in, claimed 8 ft 1 in. Film Bio - Killer Apes, Invaders From Mars.[31] 1927–1984 (57)
 Romania 231 cm 7 ft 7 in Gheorghe Mureşan Tied for tallest in NBA history. 1971–
 Sudan 231 cm 7 ft 7 in Manute Bol Tied for tallest in NBA history. 1962–2010 (48)
 Belgium 230 cm 7 ft 6.75 in Alain Delaunois Tallest living Belgium.[21] 1971–
 Azerbaijan 230 cm 7 ft 7 in Aleksandar Rindin Tallest man in Azerbaijan.[21] 1985–
 Armenia 230 cm 7 ft 7 in Arshavir Grigoryan Tallest man in Armenia.[21] 1990–
 Montenegro 230 cm 7 ft 6.5 in Slavko Vraneš Tallest Montenegrin basketball player in the national basketball team, former player in the NBA 1983–
 Vietnam 229 cm 7 ft 6.25 in Trần Thành Phố Was the tallest man in Southeast Asia when he died in 2010[32] 1947–2010. (63)
 United Kingdom 229 cm 7 ft 6¼ in Christopher Greener Formerly Britain's tallest man 1943-
 Algeria 229 cm 7 ft 6⅕ in Saad Kaiche Former basketball player of Club Baloncesto Breogán of Lugo.[33][34] 1985–
 Senegal 229 cm 7 ft 6.25 in Malik Sidibe Tallest basketball player in Senegal.[35] 1985–
 Russia 229 cm 7 ft 6 in Sergey Ilin Tallest basketball player in Russia.[36] 1988–
 People's Republic of China 229 cm 7 ft 6 in Yao Ming Was the tallest player in the NBA during his playing years until his retirement in 2011. 1980–
 United States /  Germany 229 cm 7 ft 6 in Shawn Bradley Former player in the NBA, 1993–2005, tallest living German (holding dual citizenship). 1972–
 Senegal 229 cm 7 ft 6 in Moussa Seck Tallest basketball player in Senegal.[37] 1986–
 United States 229 cm 7 ft 6 in Matthew McGrory Was the world's tallest actor when he died in 2005.[38] 1973–2005
 Senegal 229 cm 7 ft 6 in Mamadou Ndiaye Was the tallest in high school and college basketball while playing in the US.[39] 199?-
 Colombia 228 cm 7 ft 5⅔ in Asdrúbal Herrera Mora Tallest living Colombian.[40] 1986–
 Slovakia 228 cm 7 ft 5⅔ in Martin Miklosik Tallest basketball player in Slovak Republic.[41] 1986–
 Peru 228 cm 7 ft 5⅔ in Margarito Machacuay Currently the tallest South American person and is the fifth tallest in the Americas.[42] 1965–

Women

Nationality Metric Imperial Name Note Lifespan (age of death)
 People's Republic of China 248 cm 8 ft 1 ¾ in Zeng Jinlian Confirmed by Guinness World Records as tallest female ever. Suffered from spine curvature and could not stand at full height. Tallest recorded Chinese person and world's tallest person shortly before her death. 1964–1982 (17)
 United Kingdom 241 cm 7 ft 11 in Jane Bunford Tallest recorded English person and possibly the world's tallest person at the time of her death. Given height is adjusted for spinal curvature; peak standing height was 7 ft 10 in (239 cm).[43] 1895–1922 (27)
 People's Republic of China 234 cm 7 ft 8 in Yao Defen Listed as tallest living female by Guinness World Records, until her death on November 13, 2012 1972–2012 (40)
 United States 233 cm 7 ft 7 ¼ in Sandy Allen Listed as tallest living female by Guinness World Records, until her death on August 13, 2008.[44] 1955–2008 (53)

Disputed and unverified claims

Flag Metric Imperial Name Note Lifespan (age at death)
 France 350 cm 11 ft 6 in Giant of Castelnau Height estimate based on bone fragments found at the Neolithic cemetery of Castelnau-le-Lez, excavated in 1890 by Georges Vacher de Lapouge and published in the journal La Nature, Vol. 18, 1890.[45] Unknown - Neolithic France
 England 282 cm 9 ft 3 in John Middleton
The Childe of Hale
Written on his grave is Here lyeth the bodie of John Middleton, the Childe of Hale, nine feet three. Height not officially confirmed. 1578–1623 (45)
 United States 274 cm 8 ft 11.5 in John Aasen American silent film actor, height is not officially confirmed. 1890–1938 (48)
 Egypt 269 cm 8 ft 10 in Sa’id Muhammad Ghazi Claimed 8'10", but was later measured at 7'11" (242 cm).[46] 1909–1941 (32)
 Ireland 269 cm 8 ft 10 in Patrick Murphy Claimed 8'10", but was later measured at 7'3.4" (222 cm). Height is not officially confirmed. 1834–1862 (28)
 Italy 259 cm 8 ft 6 in Maximinus Thrax Emperor of Rome, first ever recorded person with gigantism. 173–238
 Iran 259 cm 8 ft 5.9 in Siah Khan Ibn Kashmir Khan When he was admitted to hospital in 1933 he turned out to be 'only' 7'2.6" (220 cm) tall .[5] 1912-1938
 Thailand 257 cm 8 ft 5.6 in Pornchai Sawsri Claimed to measure over 8 ft 5 inches in 2013. Not officially confirmed.[47] 1990?-
 Ukraine 257 cm 8 ft 5.5 in Leonid Stadnyk Refuses to undergo independent testing under Guinness World Records rules, so his claim is not recognized by Guinness World Records. 1970-2014 (44)
 Pakistan 254 cm 8 ft 4 in Ajaz Ahmed Claims actually to be 8 feet 4 inches, but this is unverified by Guinness World Records. He claims that he is still growing. 1976-
 Netherlands 254 cm 8 ft 4 in Trijntje Keever Tallest recorded woman. Not confirmed by Guinness World Records.[48][49] 1616–1633 (17)
 United States 254 cm 8 ft 4 in Ella Ewing Claims 8 feet 4 inches, however measured at 7 feet 4.5 inches. Her mother describes her full height at 8 feet 4 inches. 1872–1913 (41)
 Bangladesh 251 cm 8 ft 3 in Parimal Barman Claims of being 8 feet 3 inches, not confirmed. 1962–1991 (29)
 United States 248 cm 8 ft 2 in Henry Hite Claims of being 8 feet 2 inches, not confirmed. 1915–1978 (63)
 India 248 cm 8 ft 2 in Jitendra Singh Claims of being 8 feet 2 inches, but was later measured at 7'7" (231 cm)[21] 1971–
 Finland 247 cm 8 ft 1.4 in Daniel Cajanus Height not officially confirmed.[50] 1703–1749 (46)
 People's Republic of China 246 cm 8 ft 1 in Zhao Liang Height not officially confirmed. A circus performer. 1982-
 Finland 246 cm 8 ft 1 in Louis Moilanen
Big Louie
Height not officially confirmed.[51] 1886–1913 (27)
Qing dynasty China 244 cm 8 ft 0 in Zhan Shichai Height not officially confirmed.[52] 1841-1893 (52)
 Turkey 244.4 cm 8 ft 0 in Barth's Giant Skeleton of reputed Giant "Hayduk", Turkish soldier displayed at Vienna's Anatomical museum in 1904. Height estimated from Femur and Tibia at 235.2 to 244.4 cm tall.[53] c. 1683
 Algeria 244 cm 8 ft 0 in Mounir Fourar Height not officially confirmed.[54] 1972–2012 (40)
 Indonesia 242 cm 7 ft 11 in Musutaman Height not officially confirmed.[55] 1962-?
 Sweden 242 cm 7 ft 11 in Gustaf Edman Height not officially confirmed.[56] 1882–1912 (30)
 Mongolia 236 cm 7 ft 9 in Öndör Gongor
Tall Gongor
Was measured by Roy Chapman Andrews, but some other sources even give 245 cm (8 feet) 1879–1931 (52)
 United Kingdom 236 cm 7 ft 9 in Frederick Kempster Claimed to be 8 ft 4.5 in. Height not officially confirmed.[57] 1889-1918 (29)
 Israel 230 cm 7 ft 6 in Saint Christopher Saint venerated by the Roman Catholic and Orthodox Church d. c. 251

Tallest in varied fields or endeavors

Tallest in varied sports

Aaron Sandilands and Lance Whitnall in an Australian Football League stadium
Zdeno Chara, the tallest player in National Hockey League history.
Loek van Mil is the tallest player in professional baseball history
Nationality Height Name Note Lifespan
 Canada 251 cm (8 ft 3 in) Edouard Beaupré Tallest strongman and tallest wrestler. 1881-1904
 Libya 245 cm (8 ft 0 in) Suleiman Ali Nashnush Tallest basketball player. 1943-1991
 Romania 242 cm (7.94 ft) Gogea Mitu Tallest professional boxer. 1914–1936
 People's Republic of China 236 cm (7 ft 9 in) Sun Ming Ming Tallest active professional basketball player. 1983–
 Romania 231 cm (7 ft 7 in) Gheorghe Mureşan Retired professional basketball player. Tied as tallest player in National Basketball Association (NBA) history. 1971–
 Sudan 231 cm (7 ft 7 in) Manute Bol Professional basketball player. Tied as tallest player in National Basketball Association (NBA) history. 1962–2010
 Tanzania 221 cm (7 ft 3 in) Hasheem Thabeet Tallest active NBA player. 1987–
 Brazil 218 cm (7 ft 2 in) Giant Silva Tallest kickboxer and mixed martial artist. 1963-
 Poland 218 cm (7 ft 2 in) Małgorzata "Margo" Dydek Tallest player in WNBA history. 1974–2011
 Russia 218 cm (7 ft 2 in)[58] Dmitriy Muserskiy Tallest volleyball player. 1988–
 Pakistan 216 cm (7 ft 1 in) Mohammad Irfan Tallest international cricketer[59] 1982–
 Philippines 216 cm (7 ft 1 in) E.J. Feihl Tallest basketball player in PBA history. 1970–
 Netherlands 215 cm (7 ft 1 in) Loek van Mil Tallest baseball player. 1984–
 United Kingdom 213 cm (7 ft 0 in) Richard Metcalfe Tallest rugby union player. 1973–
 Netherlands 213 cm (7 ft 0 in) Ted van der Parre Tallest World's Strongest Man. 1955–
 United States 213 cm (7 ft 0 in) Richard Sligh Tallest American football player in NFL history. 1944–2008
 Russia 213 cm (7 ft 0 in) Nikolai Valuev Tallest boxing world champion. 1973–
 Netherlands 212 cm (6 ft 11 in) Semmy Schilt Tallest kickboxing world champion. 1973–
 Netherlands 212 cm (6 ft 11 in) Stefan Struve Tallest fighter in the UFC. 1988–
 United States 211 cm (6 ft 11 in) Jon Rauch Tallest baseball player in Major League Baseball history. 1978–
 Australia 211 cm (6 ft 11 in) Aaron Sandilands Tied as tallest player in Australian Football League history. 1982–
 Australia 211 cm (6 ft 11 in) Peter Street Tied as tallest player in Australian Football League history. 1980–
 Croatia 211 cm (6 ft 11 in) Ivo Karlović Tallest tennis player on the ATP Tour. 1979–
 United Kingdom 211 cm (6 ft 11 in) Will Carrick-Smith Tallest active professional rugby union player. 1992-
 Lithuania 209 cm (6 ft 10 in) Rolandas Gimbutis Tallest Olympic swimmer. 1981–
 Belgium 208 cm (6 ft 10 in) Kristof Van Hout Tallest association football player. 1987–
 Slovakia 206 cm (6 ft 9 in) Zdeno Chára Tallest player in National Hockey League history. 1977–
 Russia 206 cm (6 ft 9 in) Nelly Alisheva Tallest female volleyball player. 1983–
 United States 206 cm (6 ft 9 in) Jared Gaither Tallest active American football player in the NFL 1986-
 Bulgaria 203 cm (6 ft 8 in) Kotooshu Katsunori Tallest active sumo wrestler. 1983-
 Germany 201 cm (6 ft 7 in) Ingo Schultz Tallest sprinter. 1975–
 Bulgaria 201 cm (6 ft 7 in) Velichko Cholakov Tallest Olympic weightlifter. 1982–
 United States 201 cm (6 ft 7 in) Phil Blackmar Tallest golfer on the PGA Tour. 1957–
 United States 198 cm (6 ft 6 in) Buddy Baker Tallest driver in NASCAR history. 1941–
 Netherlands 197 cm (6 ft 6 in) Jens Mouris Tallest professional cyclist. 1980-
 United States 195 cm (6 ft 5 in) Michael Waltrip Tallest active driver in NASCAR. 1963–
 Croatia 193 cm (6 ft 4 in) Blanka Vlašić Tallest female high jumper. 1983-
 United States 193 cm (6 ft 4 in) Steven Nyman Tallest World Cup competitor in alpine skiing. 1982-

Tallest actors

Nationality Height Name Note Lifespan
 United States 7 ft 7 in (232 cm) Lock Martin Tallest actor at 232 cm (7 ft 7 in) when he died.[60] 1916–1959
 United Kingdom 7 ft 3 in (2.21m) Peter Mayhew Current tallest actor 2.21m (7 ft 3 in).[61] 1944–
 United States 6 ft 8 1/2 in (204 cm) Brad Garrett Tallest Emmy Award winning actor at 204 cm (6 ft 8 1/2 in).[62] 1960–
 United States 6 ft 7 in (201 cm) James Cromwell Tallest Academy Award nominated actor at 201 cm (6 ft 7 in). 1940–
 United States 6 ft 5 in (195 cm) Tim Robbins Tallest Academy Award winning actor at 195 cm (6 ft 5 in). 1958–
 United States 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) Tamara Dobson 1944–2006

Tallest people presently living in varied nations

 Pakistan 8 ft 4 in (254 cm) Ajaz Ahmed Tallest living in Pakistan at 254 cm (8 ft 4 in). He claims that he is still growing. 1975 –
 Turkey 8 ft 3 in (251 cm) Sultan Kösen Tallest Turkish at 251 cm (8 ft 3 in).[3] 1982 –
 Morocco 8 ft 2 in (249 cm) Brahim Takioullah Tallest Moroccan at 246 cm and second tallest person(8 ft 1 in)[4] 1982 –
 Iran 8 ft 1 in (246 cm) Morteza Mehrzad Tallest live in Iran at 246 cm (8 ft 1 in).[5] 1987 –
 Algeria 8 ft 0 in (244 cm) Mounir Fourar Tallest live in Algeria at 244 cm (8 ft 0 in). 1972 –
 People's Republic of China 7 ft 11 in (242 cm) Zhang Juncai Tallest living Chinese at 242 cm (7 ft 11 in). 1983 –
 Tunisia 7 ft 8.5 in (235 cm) Radhouane Charbib Tallest Tunisian and the tallest living person in Africa[19] 1968 –
 Somalia 7 ft 8½ in (236 cm) Hussain Bisad Tallest Somali at 236 cm (7 ft 8.5 in). 1975 –
 North Korea 7 ft 8.5 in (235 cm) Ri Myung Hun Tallest North Korean at 235 cm (7 ft 8.5 in). 1967 –
 United States 7 ft 8⅓ in (235 cm) Igor Vovkovinskiy Tallest American at 235 cm (7 ft 8⅓ in). 1982 –
 United Kingdom 7 ft 7½ in (233 cm) Neil Fingleton Tallest person born in UK at 233 cm (7 ft 7½ in).[27][28] 1980 –
 Romania 7 ft 7 in (231 cm) Gheorghe Mureşan Tallest Romanian at 231 cm (7 ft 7 in). 1971 –
 Brazil 7 ft 6 in (230 cm) Joelisson Fernandes da Silva Tallest Brazilian at 230 cm (7 ft 6 in)[63] 1991 –
 Montenegro 7 ft 6 in (230 cm) Slavko Vranes Tallest living person in Montenegro 1983 –
 Japan 7 ft 6 in (228 cm) Yasutaka Okayama Tallest Japanese to be drafted into the NBA at 228 cm (7 ft 6 in). 1954 –
 Canada 7 ft 6 in (228 cm) Jerry Sokoloski Tallest Canadian at 228 cm (7 ft 6 in). 1983 –
 New Zealand 7 ft 4.5 in (225 cm) Jonty Butterfield Tallest New Zealander at 229 cm (7 ft 6.15 in).[64] 1994 –
 Puerto Rico 7 ft 3.5 in (222 cm) Peter John Ramos Tallest Puerto Rican at 222 cm (7 ft 3.5 in). 1985 –
 Australia 7 ft 3 in (221 cm) Sam Harris Tallest Australian at 221 cm (7 ft 3 in). 1984 –
 Philippines 7 ft 3 in (221 cm) Raul Dillo Said to be the tallest Filipino at 221 cm (7 ft 3 in).[60][65] 1991 –
   Nepal 7 ft 1 in (216 cm) Urmila Kumari Chaudhari Possibly the tallest Nepalese woman at 216 cm (7 ft 1 in).[66] 1991 –

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