The tallest man in the world, Robert Pershing Wadlow, he was likewise identified as the Alton Giant and the Giant of Illinois.
Robert was born on 22 February 1918 in Alton, Illinois, United States. He began growing at a rapid rate as a child due to hyperplasia of his pituary gland, which results in an abnormally high level of human growth hormone (HGH).
He arrived at 8 ft 11.1 in (2.72 m) in height and weighed 439 lb (199 kg) when he died in his sleep on 15 July 1940 at Manistee, Michigan, the United States aged 22.
It was recorded that Robert ate 8000 calories every day and won the tallest person in Guinness World records.
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