Tallest Men born in 1900-1949
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In this list of the tallest men born between 1900 and 1949, topping the list easily at 272cm is Robert Pershing Wadlow (1918–1940), the tallest human in recorded history, also known as the Alton Giant and the Giant of Illinois. Second in this list, with a height of 264 cm (8 ft 7 in), was another American, John F. Carroll (1932–1969). The third tallest person on this list was Väinö Myllyrinne (1909-1963) of Finland at 251cm.

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This list covers the tallest men born between 1900 and 1949. Topping the list easily, Robert Pershing Wadlow (1918–1940), also known as the Alton Giant and the Giant of Illinois, is the tallest human in recorded history confirmed by Guinness World Records. Born on 22 February 1918 in Alton, Illinois, United States, Robert Wadlow measured 272cm (8 ft 11 in) at his tallest height - that is about as tall as the shoulder height of an adult Asian elephant.

Second in this list, with a height of 264 cm (8 ft 7 in), was John F. Carroll (1932–1969), another American whom at one point, grew eight inches in height in a year. The third tallest person on this list of tallest men born in 1900 - 1949 was Väinö Myllyrinne (1909-1963) of Finland at 251cm.


Robert Pershing Wadlow born 1918
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Compare the tallest men born between 1900 and 1949 - Robert Wadlow and John F. Carroll, both of United States




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