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


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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).