Top 10 Shortest People in History

We are all born differently in terms of genetic structure. Others are tall while others are short others are fat while others are thin. All these are as a result of heredity from parent to offspring. Even abilities like high level of intelligence are also genetically acquired. So one should always appreciate the parent no matter he or she has passed on a disability or an abnormality to you. Am going to talk about some of shortest people to ever live in history of mankind. Below is the list of the ten shortest people in the world.

List of Top 10 Shortest People in History as in 2017

10. Stacey herald


She is a mother of 3 and she is only 28 inches. She suffers from a disease called osteogenesis imperfect that made her lungs become underdeveloped and also the bones become very fragile. Because of the problem with her bones she cannot walk. She uses a wheel chair to move from one place to another. She gave birth to three babies between a period of 4 years and they used a caesarean birth procedure to deliver. It is said that two of her children have inherited the condition. Her daughter is even bigger than she is and that gives her great difficulty in managing her. She is 28 inches.

9. Hatice kocaman

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Just like Stacy she is only 28 inches tall. She is in her early 20’s and she lives in Kadirily which located in turkey. She previously held the gunnies world book of record and as the shortest woman in the world. The tiny girl is said to be suffering from dysplasia which is a hip problem and doctors say the she acquired the disease from the parents. Despite her condition that makes her even unable to work she at least tries to help her mother with a few jobs in the house.

8. Edward Nino

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Nino is not an exception because he is 27 inches tall. He was born in 1986, he is a holder of the Guinness world book of record and they say that his growth stopped right at the age of 2 years and has never grown since that age. When he was born he just 15 inches and he has only made a difference of 12 inches. He is from Bogota. He also suffers from a genetic disease which is the one that has resulted to his shortness.

7. Bridgette Jordan

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She was born in 1989 and she is recorded to be the shortest cheerleader having a height of only 27 inches. Her shortness is as a result of a disease which is called majewski osteodys plastic dwarfism which a very rare disease that very few people have. Though she has the disease she can still move from one place to another and also do the thing she does best that is cheer leading and also dancing. She is a student at Kaskaskia College. Jordan and her brother who is only 38 feet tall make up the smallest siblings in the world. She has a great interest in fashion and during an interview she said to have a dream of opening the biggest fashion firm in the world. She is one amongst the Top 10 Shortest People in History till 2017.

6. Lin yu-chih


This is another tiny guy and who has a height of 26.6 inches. She has brittle bones which leaves him unable to walk and uses a wheelchair to move from one place to another. The disease that causes his unusual shortness is the one that I said earlier called osteogenesis imperfecta which tends to limit bone growth and the stature is that of a toddler. He noticed the disease after visiting a conference in his 20’s.

5. Khagendra Thapa Magar

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He is world’s third shortest person having a height of 26 inches and suffers from primordial dwarfism. He was discovered by a business man in a town called Baglung distrct in Nepal back in the year 2006. He is known as the little Buddha. He got the name from his town people called him that way. He had been declared to be the shortest person in the world back in 2010 but his long lived reputation was cut short by when junrey balawing got the title. He promotes tourism in his region by being a goodwill person and he also loves to dance. He is said to have a body of a three year old baby.

4. Madge bester


The South African lady was born in 1963 and she is said to have the body of a one year old. She cannot walk so she uses a wheel chair to move from one place to another. This makes her to be the shortest non mobile person in the world. She also suffers from osteogenesis imperfecta.

3. Jyoti Amge


The girl is recorded to be the shortest mobile person in the world having a height of 24.7 and she weighs less than the height of a stone. She was born in the year 1993 in Nagpur, India. Her growth was stopped by a disease called achondroplasia. At the age of one year she was declared to have the disease and that is when she seized to grow.

2. Junrey Balawing


He is the world’s second shortest man in history. He was declared to be the shortest at his 18th birthday he has height of 23.6 inches and he only weighs 11 pounds. Because he is weak he normally has a problem with walking and because he has very weak bones. His condition has never been tested but he is said to suffer from a birth related problem.

1. Chandra Bahadur Dangi


He has a height of 21.5 inches making him to top the list of being the shortest person in the world. He suffers from pridominal dwarfism which makes him to be abnormally short in stature. He was born in 1939.

So, these above are the Top 10 Shortest People in History till 2017. We have seen that this abnormal shortness is brought about by diseases which have also made not to be independent in terms of doing their day to activities.

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