Ever wondered who the smallest guy in the world was? Well, wonder no more.
Guinness Book of World Records shows two entries for the shortest man in the world. There is an entry for the Shortest Man Ever and another for the Shortest Man - Living (Mobile).
According to Guinness, the shortest man ever is Gul Mohammed from India. Guinness describes Mohammed as the shortest mature human of whom there is independent evidence. Mohammed lived from 1957 to 1997). The world records book stated that on 19 July 1990, Mohammed was examined at Ram Manohar Hospital, New Delhi, India, and was found to be 57 centimeters (22.5 inches) tall.
Mohammed reportedly died from respiratory complications that was allegedly caused by heavy smoking.
Guinness also noted that the shortest man - living is Junrey Balawing from the Philippines. He was born on June 13, 1993. Balawing is 59.93 centimeters (23.5 inches) tall. His height was verified at Sindangan Health Centre in Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines, on June 12, 2011.