|Died||October 1, 1997 (aged 40)|
New Delhi, India
|Known for||Former shortest verified adult human being (1990–2011)|
|Height||57 cm (1 ft 10 7⁄16 in)|
Gul Mohammed (February 15, 1957 – October 1, 1997) of New Delhi, India, according to Guinness World Records, was the shortest adult human being of his time whose existence and height have been independently verified.
On July 19, 1990, he was examined by Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi, India, and he stood 1 foot 10.5 inches (57 cm) tall and weighed 37.5 lbs (17 kg). He died on October 1, 1997, from respiratory complications and after a long struggle with asthma and bronchitis. His record was broken by Chandra Bahadur Dangi of Nepal whose height was just 21.5 inches (54.6 cm).
| Shortest Recognized adult human ever
Chandra Bahadur Dangi
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- Abhijit Naik. (2010-06-29) Smallest Man in the World Archived 2012-07-22 at Archive.today. Buzzle.Com Website. Retrieved 2011-06-17.
- Gurubacharya, Binaj (26 February 2012). "72-year-old Nepalese man from remote mountain village declared shortest human on record". The Associated Press. Retrieved 2 December 2012.
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