|Mohammad Alam Channa|
Sehwan, Sindh province, Pakistan
|Died||2 July 1998
|Known for||World Tallest Man, 7ft 7inch|
Mohammad Alam Channa (1953, Sehwan, Sindh province, Pakistan – 2 July 1998, New York) was the world's tallest living man at 232.4 cm (7 ft 7 inch) high. During his life he had been billed at various heights of up to 7 ft 6 while working at a circus.
In 1998 Channa went to the United States (USA) for treatment for various ailments, including high blood pressure, diabetes and Kidney malfunction. Channa died of kidney failure in a New York hospital was buried in his ancestral town of Dadu, Sindh, Pakistan. He was survived by his wife Naseem, whom he married in 1989, and with whom he had a son.
Suleiman Ali Nashnush
|Tallest Recognized Person
1992? – 1997?
Ri Myung Hun
- Guinness Book of World Records 1997
- "Haji Mohammad Alam Channa - The Tallest Man in Pakistan". The Tallest Man.
- "World's tallest man dies". BBC online network. 3 July 1998. Retrieved 22 August 2006.