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Khagendra Thapa Magar, ‘World’s shortest man’ passes away

27-year-old Khagendra Thapa Magar, the world’s shortest man who could walk, passed away in Nepal. He was born on 14 October 1992. He stood at 67.08 cm (2 ft 2.41 in) tall and was declared the shortest man alive by Guinness World Records (GWR) in 2010 after turning 18. He made his first appearance in the GWR 2011 book, alongside Jyoti Amge, the shortest teenager (female) living.