World's shortest man Khagendra Thapa Magar dies in Nepal (1/3)

2020-01-19 10:42:44 Editor :Yao Lan

A file photo of Thapa Magar. He may have been the world’s shortest man but he led a tall life—traveling to dozens of countries and making appearances on international television. Khagendra Thapa Magar, who stood at 2 feet and 2.41 inches tall, died Friday at 27 after recent battles with asthma and pneumonia, according to his family.(Photo/Agencies)

Khagendra Thapa Magar (C) celebrates after receiving from Guinness World Records official Marco Frigattihand (R) a certificate naming him as the world's shortest man at a ceremony in Pokhara, some 200 kms west of Kathmandu on October 14, 2010.(Photo/Agencies)

File photo: Nepalese Guinness World Record holder Khagendra Thapa Magar, the world's smallest man, gestures as he arrives for an event marking Guinness World Records Day in Kathmandu on November 18, 2010. Nepal's nine Guinness World record holders who ranged from the shortest man to the oldest summiteer of Mt. Everest, were felicitated to mark the World Guinness Record Day November 18.(Photo/Agencies)

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