KATHMANDU (Web Desk) –  Worlds shortest man in human history, Mr Chandra Dangi, passed away Friday, according to a statement by Guinness World Records (GWR).

The organisation that maintains world records has further expressed deep sorrow and heartfelt condolences to Mr Dangi’s family in this difficult time.

Chandra Bahadur Dangi (30 November 1939 – 4 September 2015) was the shortest man in recorded history for whom there is irrefutable evidence, measuring 0.546 m (1 ft 9 1⁄2 inch).

Dangi was a primordial dwarf who broke the record of Gul Mohammed (1957–1997), the shortest adult human whose height was 0.57 m (1 ft 10 inch).