The Tallest Person In History

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The tallest person in history was American Robert Pershing Wadlow. The last measurement show that he was 8 feet and 11.1 inches tall. Robert Pershing Wadlow was born, educated and buried in Alton, Illinois. His height qualifies him as the tallest person in history, as recorded in the Guinness Book of Records. At the time of his death he weighed 490 pounds.



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