Musters next to an average man
February 26, 1876|
Ossendrecht, The Netherlands
|Died||March 1, 1895
New York City
|Cause of death||Combination of pneumonia and meningitis|
|Known for||Shortest verified woman ever|
|Height||23 in (58 cm)|
Pauline Musters (February 26, 1876 - March 1, 1895) at 23 inches (58 cm) tall, recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as the shortest woman ever recorded.
Born in Ossendrecht, The Netherlands on February 26, 1876, she died in New York City at the age of 19 from a combination of pneumonia and meningitis. At the time of her death, she measured exactly 61 cm (24 in) tall.
|Shortest Recognized Woman ever
|Shortest Recognized adult human ever
- Guinness Book of Records 2005 ISBN 0-85112-192-6
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