Sultan Kosen

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Date of Birth December 10, 1982
Place of Birth Mardin, Turkey
Age 37 years old
Horoscope Sagittarius

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Sultan Kösen

Sultan Kösen is a Turkish public figure who holds the Guinness World Record for tallest living male at 251 centimetres. Kösen's growth resulted from the condition acromegaly, caused by a tumour affecting his pituitary gland. Due to his condition, he uses crutches in order to walk. Born to a Kurd family in the southeastern Turkey city, Mardin, he is the seventh tallest man in history.

Born: December 10, 1982, Mardin, Turkey
Nationality: Turkish
Occupation: Farmer
Known for: Tallest living man, 7th verified tallest person in history

About Sultan Kosen

Standing at 8 ft 3 in tall, this Turkish farmer broke the Guinness World Record for the tallest living man.

Before Fame

He was diagnosed with a pituitary gland problem as a child.


He was given hormone treatments in 2010 to help stop his growth.

Family Life

He has three brothers and a sister. He married Merve Dibo in 2013.


He is eight inches shorter than the world's tallest man in history, Robert Wadlow.

Information related to Sultan Kösen

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  • World record holders
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Latest information about Sultan Kosen updated on October 23, 2020.

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