Radhouane Charbib

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Radhouane Charbib
Born Ridwan Sharbib
(1968-10-27) October 27, 1968 (age 48)
Ras Jebel, Tunisia
Occupation Former world record holder
Height 2.35 m (7 ft 9 in)

Radhouane Charbib (Arabic: رضوان شربيب‎‎ Ridwan Sharbeeb, born October 27, 1968) was recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as the tallest living man,[1] until January 15, 2005 when Bao Xishun was measured at Chifeng City Hospital, Inner Mongolia, China, and was recorded as being 2 millimeters taller.[2]


  1. ^ Lukatsky, Efrem (April 17, 2004). "Tiny village possibly holds the world's tallest man". USA Today. Retrieved January 5, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Ukrainian is world's tallest man". BBC News. August 8, 2007. Retrieved January 5, 2011. 
Preceded by
Ri Myung Hun
Tallest Recognized Person
1998? – January 15, 2005
Succeeded by
Bao Xishun