Worlds Smallest Man 2012: Chandra Bahadur Dangi

A Nepalese man was awarded worlds smallest man 2012. Previously, we mentioned Gul Mohammad an Indian who won the title of being the smallest man of the world but he died due to illness and now the new record has been set by a Nepalese man who was this month examined and measured by Teams of Guinness World Record and Doctors.

Don’t forget Nepal has also the title of having the highest mountain peak of the world (Mount Everest).

This is not it, the man got two awards:
1: Being world’s smallest man.
2: Being world’s smallest man, Guinness has ever recorded.


Worlds Smallest Man 2012

The same title was awarded to another Nepalese man named Khagendra Thapa Magar but now its been declared that Chandra Bahadur Dangi to be the new world record holder for being the smallest man living on earth found till 2012.

Chandra Bahadur Dangi

Image credit: Flickr Ashish Lohorung

Chandra Bahadur Dangi

Dangi place of birth is not yet known to us but he is living in a very remote southern district area some 400 kilometers away from the capital Katmandu.

Recorded Date:
February 2012

Katmandu, Nepal

21.5 inch

12 kilograms (26.5 pounds)

Some amazing about Chandra Bahadur Dangi world’s smallest man:

  • All his five brothers have normal human heights
  • He never became very ill
  • He never visited a doctor in his life until the Guinness team and doctors met him.

Video of Chandra Bahadur Dangi

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