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World's shortest man dies

Arabian Business looks at He Pingping, who measures just 2 ft 5.37 in, who has died aged 22

World's shortest man dies
The shortest man in the world He Pingping, who stands just 2 ft 5.37 in (74.61 cm) has died aged 22. (Getty Images)
World's shortest man dies
He Pingping stands next to the world's tallest man, Sultan Kösen, who measures 8 ft 1 in (246.5 cm). (Getty Images)
World's shortest man dies
He Pingping was from China and the third child of a family in Huade county. (Getty Images)
World's shortest man dies
His father said when He Pingping was born he was small enough to fit in the palm of his hand. (Getty Images)
World's shortest man dies
In 2007 his status as the world's shortest man was verified by Guinness World Records. (Getty Images)
World's shortest man dies
Earlier this month, he was admitted to hospital in Rome suffering chest pains. He died on March 13, 2010. (Getty Images)

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