Shortest man claimant, was said to be 26 in (65 cm). Verification by Guinness World Records needs to be checked. István died in May 2011 at the age of 48. 1963–2011 Nepal: 67 cm (26 in) Khagendra Thapa Magar: Khagendra was the shortest man in the world until 2011, when he became the world’s shortest mobile man.
In February 2012, Guinness World Records travelled to the Nepalese capital of Kathmandu to investigate the case of a 72-year-old man supposedly standing 5 cm (2 in) shorter than the current shortest living man, Junrey Balawing (Philippines) at 59.9 cm (1 ft 11.5 in, or 23.5 in).
Following his January 2007 appearance on television, in 2008 his status as the world’s shortest man was verified by Guinness World Records. His height was measured three times over the course of 10 hours before he received a certificate officially naming him as the world’s shortest man.
The world’s shortest non-mobile man remains Junrey Balawing of the Philippines, who measures only 59.93 centimetres but is unable to walk or stand unaided, according to Guinness World Records. The record for shortest living mobile man is now retained by Edward “Nino” Hernandez of Colombia, a reggaeton DJ who stands 70.21sm tall, Guinness said.
The world’s shortest man who could walk, 27-year-old Khagendra Thapa Magar, has passed away in hospital in Nepal. He stood at just 67.08 cm tall and was declared the shortest man alive by Guinness World Records (GWR) in 2010 after turning 18.
Mr Dangi was the shortest man ever measured by Guinness World Records. Junrey Balawing (Philippines, b.12 Jun 1993) – 59.93 cm (23.5 in). Junrey held the overall title until Chandra was measured in 2012. This is when the title was split into mobile and non-mobile categories.
Khagendra Thapa Magar, the world’s shortest man died on Friday night at a hospital in Pokhara, Nepal, said his family. He was 27 years old. At a height of 67.08 centimeters (2 feet, 2.4 inches), Thapa Magar held the Guinness World Records for the world’s shortest man who can walk.