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 2.72 m 8 ft 11.1 in Robert Wadlow Tallest person in recorded history confirmed by Guinness World Records.[1] 1918–1940 (22)
 United States 2.68 m 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 2.63 m 8 ft 7½ in John F. Carroll 2.44 m (8 ft 0 in) standing height, 2.64 m (8 ft 7¾ in) assuming normal spinal curvature 1932–1969 (37)
 Ukraine 2.57 m 8 ft 5.5 in Leonid Stadnyk The tallest living person, though not officially recognized by Guinness World Records because he refuses to be measured according to their standards.[2] 1971–
 Finland 2.51 m 8 ft 3 in Väinö Myllyrinne Recognized as the tallest living person from 1940 to his death in 1963. Said to have been 2.51 m in his thirties. 1909–1963 (54)
 Canada 2.51 m 8 ft 3 in Edouard Beaupré Tallest strongman as well as tallest wrestler in history. 1881-1904 (23)
 Turkey 2.51 m 8 ft 3 in Sultan Kösen The tallest living person since September 17, 2009, as determined by Guinness World Records.[3] 1982–
 India 2.49 m 8 ft 3 in Vikas Uppal Was not officially measured by Guinness 1986–2007 (21)
 United States 2.49 m 8 ft 2 in Don Koehler Tallest in world for most of 1970s. Had twin sister who was 1.75 m (5 ft 9) tall 1925–1981 (56)
 United States 2.49 m 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 (2.49 m) by the time of his death. Possibly reached up to 8 ft 4 in (2.54 m) 1897–1921 (24)
 Ireland 2.46 m 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 (2.44 m). Remains examined in 1972 and height verified. 1760–1806 (46)
 Morocco 2.46 m 8 ft 1 in Brahim Takioullah Possesses the world's largest feet at 1 ft 3 in (38 cm).[4] 1982-
 Iran 2.46 m 8 ft 1 in Morteza Mehrzad Tallest man in Iran.[5] 1987-
 Germany 2.46 m 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 2.46 m 8 ft 1 in Gabriel Estêvão Monjane Guinness World Records listed him as tallest man from 1988 to 1990. 1944–1990 (46)
 Libya 2.45 m 8 ft ½ in Suleiman Ali Nashnush Libyan who may have been the tallest basketball player.[citation needed] 1943–1991 (47)
 France 2.45 m 8 ft ½ in Jean-Joseph Brice Le Géant des Vosges Ramonchamp - France—Height controversy[6] 1835–?
 Germany 2.44 m 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 2.42 m 7 ft 11¼ in Zhang Juncai Tallest living Chinese person. 1966–
 Indonesia 2.42 m 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 2.41 m 7 ft 11 in Felipe Birriel Tallest Puerto Rican recorded. 1916–1994 (78)
 India 2.41 m 7 ft 10 in Asadulla Khan Tallest man in India.[10] 1988–
 Soviet Union 2.41 m 7 ft 10 in Alexander Sizonenko Soviet Union basketball player.[11] 1959–2012 (63)
 Belarus 2.39 m 7 ft 10 in Feodor Machnow Billed as 9 ft 3 in his life. 1878–1912 (34)
 Austria-Hungary 2.38 m 7 ft 10 in Grgo Kusić Tallest Croat recorded. Tallest citizen of Austria-Hungary of his time.[12] 1892–1918 (26)
 Pakistan 2.38 m 7 ft 10 in Naseer Soomro Tallest confirmed man living in Pakistan .[13][14] 1975–
 Mongolia 2.36 m 7 ft 9 in Öndör Gongor Very tall man in early-20th century Mongolia. Some other sources even give 2.45 m (8 feet) 1880/85 – 1925/30
 United States 2.36 m 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 2.36 m 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 2.36 m 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 2.36 m 7 ft 9 in Sun Ming-Ming Chinese basketball player. Formerly second tallest living person. 1983–
 People's Republic of China 2.36 m 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 2.36 m 7 ft 9 in Walter Straub Tallest man in Germany while he was alive.[17] 1925–1986 (61)
 Algeria 2.36 m 7 ft 9 in Rachid Bara Tallest man in Algeria while he was alive.[18] 1974-2009 (35)
 Tunisia 2.35 m 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 2.35 m 7 ft 8 in Brenden Adams Tallest teenager in the world. 1995–
 United States/ Ukraine 2.35 m 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 2.35 m 7 ft 8½ in Ri Myung Hun Former basketball player with the North Korean national team. 1967–
 India 2.34 m 7 ft 8 in Polipaka Gattaiah Tallest living Indian.[21] 1975–
 United States 2.34 m 7 ft 8 in George Bell Former Tallest living American.[21] 1957–
 Fiji 2.34 m 7 ft 8 in Kaliova Seleiwau Tallest living Fijian.[21] 1981–
 Austria 2.34 m 7 ft 8 in Adam Rainer Only person known to have been both a dwarf and giant. He was 1.18 m (3 ft 10 in) tall at age 21 and peaked at 2.34 m (7 ft 8 in) when he died, having doubled his height as an adult. 1899–1950 (51)
 Pakistan 2.34 m 7 ft 8 in Alam Channa Pakistani, considered to be the tallest living man when he died in 1998.[22] 1953–1998 (46)
 Iceland 2.34 m 7 ft 8 in Jóhann K. Pétursson Was the tallest person in Iceland. 1913–1984 (71)
 Somalia 2.33 m 7 ft 7.4 in Hussain Bisad Somalia, considered to be one of the tallest living men. 1975–
 United Kingdom 2.32 m 7 ft 7½ in Neil Fingleton Tallest living person born in the UK.[23][24] 1980–
 United Kingdom 2.31 m 7 ft 7 in Paul Sturgess Tied for the tallest player ever to play college basketball in the U.S.[25] 1987-
 United States 2.31 m 7 ft 7 in Kenny George Tallest Division I basketball player.[26] 1987–
 Brazil 2.31 m 7 ft 7 in Joélisson Fernandes da Silva Tallest living Brazilian.[21] 1991–
 Argentina 2.31 m 7 ft 7 in Jorge González Tallest wrestler in WWE history. 1966–2010 (44)
 Ireland 2.31 m 7 ft 7 in Charles Byrne Skeleton now resides in the Hunterian Museum. 1761–1783 (22)
 United States 2.31 m 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.[27] 1927–1984 (57)
 Romania 2.31 m 7 ft 7 in Gheorghe Mureşan Tied for tallest in NBA history. 1971–
 Sudan 2.31 m 7 ft 7 in Manute Bol Tied for tallest in NBA history. 1962–2010 (48)
 Belgium 2.30 m 7 ft 6.75 in Alain Delaunois Tallest living Belgium.[21] 1971–
 Azerbaijan 2.30 m 7 ft 7 in Aleksandar Rindin Tallest man in Azerbaijan.[21] 1985–
 Armenia 2.30 m 7 ft 7 in Arshavir Grigoryan Tallest man in Armenia.[21] 1990–
 Montenegro 2.30 m 7 ft 6.5 in Slavko Vraneš Tallest Montenegrin basketball player in the national basketball team, former player in the NBA 1983–
 Vietnam 2.29 m 7 ft 6.25 in Trần Thành Phố Was the tallest man in Southeast Asia when he died in 2010[28] 1947–2010. (63)
 United Kingdom 2.29 m 7 ft 6¼ in Christopher Greener Formerly Britain's tallest man 1943-
 Algeria 2.29 m 7 ft 6⅕ in Saad Kaiche Former basketball player of Club Baloncesto Breogán of Lugo.[29][30] 1985–
 Senegal 2.29 m 7 ft 6.25 in Malik Sidibe Tallest basketball player in Senegal.[31] 1985–
 Russia 2.29 m 7 ft 6 in Sergey Ilin Tallest basketball player in Russia.[32] 1988–
 People's Republic of China 2.29 m 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 2.29 m 7 ft 6 in Shawn Bradley Former player in the NBA, 1993–2005, tallest living German (holding dual citizenship). 1972–
 Senegal 2.29 m 7 ft 6 in Moussa Seck Tallest basketball player in Senegal.[33] 1986–
 United States 2.29 m 7 ft 6 in Matthew McGrory Was the world's tallest actor when he died in 2005.[34] 1973–2005
 Senegal 2.29 m 7 ft 6 in Mamadou Ndiaye Was the tallest in high school and college basketball while playing in the US.[35] 199?-
 Colombia 2.28 m 7 ft 5⅔ in Asdrúbal Herrera Mora Tallest living Colombian.[36] 1986–
 Slovakia 2.28 m 7 ft 5⅔ in Martin Miklosik Tallest basketball player in Slovak Republic.[37] 1986–
 Japan 2.28 m 7 ft 5⅔ in Yasutaka Okayama One of the tallest basketball player drafted in National Basketball Association.[38] 1954–
 Peru 2.28 m 7 ft 5⅔ in Margarito Machacuay Currently the tallest South American person and is the fifth tallest in the Americas.[39] 1965–

Women

Nationality Metric Imperial Name Note Lifespan (age of death)
 People's Republic of China 2.48 m 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 (18)
 United Kingdom 2.41 m 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 (2.39 m).[40] 1895–1922 (27)
 People's Republic of China 2.34 m 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 2.33 m 7 ft 7 ¼ in Sandy Allen Listed as tallest living female by Guinness World Records, until her death on August 13, 2008.[41] 1955–2008 (53)

Disputed and unverified claims

Flag Metric Imperial Name Note Lifespan (age at death)
 France 3.50 m 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.[42] Unknown - Neolithic France
 England 2.82 m 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 2.74 m 8 ft 11.5 in John Aasen American silent film actor, height is not officially confirmed. 1890–1938 (48)
 Egypt 2.69 m 8 ft 10 in Sa’id Muhammad Ghazi Claimed 8'10", but was later measured at 7'11" (242 cm).[43] 1909–1941 (32)
 Ireland 2.69 m 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 2.59 m 8 ft 6 in Maximinus Thrax Emperor of Rome, first ever recorded person with gigantism. 173–238
 Iran 2.59 m 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 2.57 m 8 ft 5.6 in Pornchai Sawsri Claimed to measure over 8 ft 5 inches in 2013. Not officially confirmed. [44] 1990?-
 Ukraine 2.57 m 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. 1971-
 Pakistan 2.54 m 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 2.54 m 8 ft 4 in Trijntje Keever Tallest recorded woman. Not confirmed by Guinness World Records.[45][46] 1616–1633 (17)
 United States 2.54 m 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 2.51 m 8 ft 3 in Parimal Barman Claims of being 8 feet 3 inches, not confirmed. 1962–1991 (29)
 United States 2.48 m 8 ft 2 in Henry Hite Claims of being 8 feet 2 inches, not confirmed. 1915–1978 (63)
 India 2.48 m 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 2.47 m 8 ft 1.4 in Daniel Cajanus Height not officially confirmed.[47] 1703–1749 (46)
 People's Republic of China 2.46 m 8 ft 1 in Zhao Liang Height not officially confirmed. A circus performer. 1982-
 Finland 2.46 m 8 ft 1 in Louis Moilanen
Big Louie
Height not officially confirmed.[48] 1886–1913 (27)
 People's Republic of China 2.44 m 8 ft 0 in Zhan Shichai Height not officially confirmed.[49] 1841-1893 (52)
 Algeria 2.44 m 8 ft 0 in Mounir Fourar Height not officially confirmed.[50] 1972–2012 (40)
 Indonesia 2.42 m 7 ft 11 in Musutaman Height not officially confirmed.[51] 1962-?
 Sweden 2.42 m 7 ft 11 in Gustaf Edman Height not officially confirmed.[52] 1882–1912 (30)
 Mongolia 2.36 m 7 ft 9 in Öndör Gongor
Tall Gongor
Was measured by Roy Chapman Andrews, but some other sources even give 2.45 m (8 feet) 1879–1931 (52)
 United Kingdom 2.36 m 7 ft 9 in Frederick Kempster Claimed to be 8 ft 4.5 in. Height not officially confirmed.[53] 1889-1918 (29)
 Israel 2.3 m 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 2.51 m (8 ft 3 in) Edouard Beaupré Tallest strongman as well as tallest wrestler in history 1881-1904
 Libya 2.45 m (8 ft 0 in) Suleiman Ali Nashnush Tallest basketball player in history 1943-1991
 Romania 2.42 m (7.9 ft) Gogea Mitu Tallest professional boxer in history. 1914–1936
 People's Republic of China 2.36 m (7 ft 9 in) Sun Ming Ming Tallest active professional basketball player. 1983–
 Romania 2.31 m (7 ft 7 in) Gheorghe Mureşan Retired professional basketball player. Tied as tallest player in National Basketball Association (NBA) history. 1971–
 Sudan 2.31 m (7 ft 7 in) Manute Bol Professional basketball player. Tied as tallest player in National Basketball Association (NBA) history. 1962–2010
 Tanzania 2.21 m (7 ft 3 in) Hasheem Thabeet Tallest active NBA player. 1987–
 Brazil 2.18 m (7 ft 2 in) Giant Silva Tallest Kickboxer, Mixed Martial Artist, tallest active wrestler. 1963-
 Poland 2.18 m (7 ft 2 in) Małgorzata "Margo" Dydek Tallest player in WNBA history. 1974–2011
 Russia 2.18 m (7 ft 2 in)[54] Dmitriy Muserskiy Tallest volleyball player. 1988–
 Pakistan 2.16 m (7 ft 1 in) Mohammad Irfan Tallest international cricketer[55] 1982–
 Philippines 2.16 m (7 ft 1 in) E.J. Feihl Tallest Filipino basketball player who played in PBA. 1970–
 Netherlands 2.15 m (7 ft 1 in) Loek van Mil Tallest baseball player. 1984–
 United Kingdom 2.13 m (7 ft 0 in) Richard Metcalfe Tallest Rugby union player in history. 1973–
 Netherlands 2.13 m (7 ft 0 in) Ted van der Parre Tallest World's Strongest Man in history. 1955–
 United States 2.13 m (7 ft 0 in) Richard Sligh Tallest American Football player in NFL history. 1944–2008
 Russia 2.13 m (7 ft 0 in) Nikolai Valuev Tallest world champion in Heavyweight Boxing. 1973–
 Netherlands 2.12 m (6 ft 11 in) Semmy Schilt Tallest world champion in Kickboxing. 1973–
 Netherlands 2.12 m (6 ft 11 in) Stefan Struve Tallest fighter in the UFC. 1988–
 United States 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Jon Rauch Tallest baseball player in Major League Baseball history. 1978–
 Australia 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Aaron Sandilands The tallest player in the history of Australian Football League. 1982–
 Australia 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Peter Street Same as Aaron Sandilands, the tallest player in the history of Australian Football League. 1980–
 Croatia 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Ivo Karlović Tallest Tennis player on the ATP Tour. 1979–
 United Kingdom 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Will Carrick-Smith Tallest currently active professional Rugby Union player 1992-
 Lithuania 2.09 m (6 ft 10 in) Rolandas Gimbutis Tallest Olympic Swimmer 1981–
 Belgium 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) Kristof Van Hout Tallest Association Football player 1987–
 Slovakia 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Zdeno Chára Tallest player in National Hockey League history. 1977–
 Russia 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Nelly Alisheva Tallest female Volleyball Player. 1983–
 United States 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Jared Gaither Tallest American Football player in the NFL 1986-
 Bulgaria 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Kotooshu Katsunori Currently tallest sumo wrestler. 1983-
 Germany 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Ingo Schultz Tallest sprinter. 1975–
 Bulgaria 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Velichko Cholakov Tallest Olympic weightlifter. 1982–
 United States 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Phil Blackmar Tallest golfer on the PGA Tour. 1957–
 United Kingdom 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) Peter Crouch Tallest football player to represent England. 1981-
 United States 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Buddy Baker Tallest driver in NASCAR history. 1941–
 Netherlands 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) Jens Mouris Tallest Professional Cyclist. 1980-
 United States 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Michael Waltrip Tallest driver currently racing in NASCAR. 1963–
 Croatia 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Blanka Vlašić Tallest high jumper. 1983-
 United States 1.93 m (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 (2.32m) Lock Martin Tallest actor at 2.32m (7 ft 7 in) when he died.[56] 1916–1959
 United States 6 ft 8 1/2 in (2.04m) Brad Garrett Tallest Emmy Award winning actor at 2.04m (6 ft 8 1/2 in).[57] 1960–
 United States 6 ft 7 in (2.01m) James Cromwell Tallest Academy Award nominated actor at 2.01m (6 ft 7 in).[57] 1940–
 United States 6 ft 5 in (1.95m) Tim Robbins Tallest Academy Award winning actor at 1.95m (6 ft 5 in).[57] 1958–
 United States 6 ft 2 in (1.88m) Tamara Dobson Possibly the tallest actress to play a leading role at 1.88m (6 ft 2 in). 1944–2006

Tallest people presently living in varied nations

 Ukraine 8 ft 5.5 in (2.57m) Leonid Stadnyk Tallest living man in Ukraine 1971 -
 Pakistan 8 ft 4 in (2.54m) Ajaz Ahmed Tallest living in Pakistan at 2.54 m (8 ft 4 in). He claims that he is still growing. 1975 –
 Turkey 8 ft 3 in (2.51m) Sultan Kösen Tallest Turkish at 2.51m (8 ft 3 in).[3] 1982 –
 Morocco 8 ft 2 in (2.49m) Brahim Takioullah Tallest Moroccan at 2.46m and second tallest person(8 ft 1 in)[4] 1982 –
 Iran 8 ft 1 in (2.46m) Morteza Mehrzad Tallest live in Iran at 2.46m (8 ft 1 in). 1987 –
 Algeria 8 ft 0 in (2.44m) Mounir Fourar Tallest live in Algeria at 2.44m (8 ft 0 in). 1972 –
 People's Republic of China 7 ft 11 in (2.42m) Zhang Juncai Tallest living Chinese at 2.42 m (7 ft 11 in). 1983 –
 Tunisia 7 ft 8.5 in (2.35m) Radhouane Charbib Tallest Tunisian and the tallest living person in Africa[19] 1968 –
 Somaliland 7 ft 8½ in (2.36m) Hussain Bisad Tallest Somali at 2.36 m (7 ft 8.5 in). 1975 –
 North Korea 7 ft 8.5 in (2.35m) Ri Myung Hun Tallest North Korean at 2.35m (7 ft 8.5 in). 1967 –
 United States 7 ft 8⅓ in (2.35m) Igor Vovkovinskiy Tallest American at 2.35m (7 ft 8⅓ in). 1982 –
 United Kingdom 7 ft 7½ in (2.33m) Neil Fingleton Tallest person born in UK at 2.33m (7 ft 7½ in).[23][24] 1980 –
 Romania 7 ft 7 in (2.31m) Gheorghe Mureşan Tallest Romanian at 2.31 m (7 ft 7 in). 1971 –
 Brazil 7 ft 6 in (2.30m) Joelisson Fernandes da Silva Tallest Brazilian at 2.30 m (7 ft 6 in)[58] 1991 –
 Montenegro 7 ft 6 in (2.30 m) Slavko Vranes Tallest living person in Montenegro 1983 –
 Japan 7 ft 6 in (2.28m) Yasutaka Okayama Tallest Japanese to be drafted into the NBA at 2.28m (7 ft 6 in). 1954 –
 Canada 7 ft 6 in (2.28m) Jerry Sokoloski Tallest Canadian at 2.28m (7 ft 6 in). 1983 –
 New Zealand 7 ft 4.5 in (2.25m) Ron Bax Tallest New Zealander at 2.25m (7 ft 4.5 in).[59] 1960 –
 Puerto Rico 7 ft 3.5 in (2.22m) Peter John Ramos Tallest Puerto Rican at 2.22m (7 ft 3.5 in). 1985 –
 Australia 7 ft 3 in (2.21m) Sam Harris Tallest Australian at 2.21m (7 ft 3 in). 1984 –
 Philippines 7 ft 3 in (2.21m) Raul Dillo Said to be the tallest Filipino at 2.21m(7 ft 3 in).[56][60] 1991 –
   Nepal 7 ft 1 in (2.16m) Urmila Kumari Chaudhari Possibly the tallest Nepalese woman at 2.16m (7 ft 1 in).[61] 1991 –

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