Count Olaf, The Norwegian Viking
Giant, was born in Oslo, Norway. Oct, 18, 1906. He was born
a healthy boy weighing twelve pounds.
His parents are normal people.
His father measures five feet, nine inches and weight 145 pounds.
His mother is just a little smaller. He is the only boy in
the family but he has two sisters younger than himself of ordinary
When Count Olaf was five years old,
his parents decided to move to the United States of America to
educate him. Since then they lived in the state of
Wisconsin. The Count easily finished public school at the
age of thirteen, Norwegian school at the age of seventeen, state
securing a professorship and a degree entitled Bachelor of
Since that time the Count has been
in the show business and has no desire to return to Norway except
on a visiting tour.
Of course, the Count must have all
his clothes made to order, including his shoes an hats. He
wears size sixteen shoes and size eight hat. His chest
measure is forty-six inches normal and fifty-six inches expanded.
His waist measure is forty-two inches.
He also has an appetite in
proportion to his size and can eat and drink as much as two
There is no way of accounting for
his enormous size except that we know hi is a direct descendant of
the Norwegian Viking, Olaf Sigurdson, who was a giant king among
giants. That is how Olaf gets the title of Count.
Thus, Count Olaf today holds the
record of being the World's Tallest Man. He actually
measures eight feet six inches, and weighs three hundred and
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