NINE FEET EIGHT
AND STILL GOING UP
Believed to be the world's tallest human being, This young
Egyptian, said Mohamed Ghazi, who measures 9 feet, 8 inches, in
his bare feet, according to physicians, is pictured in
"Almoassat" Hospital here with a doctor and nurse. The
duty of the latter being to keep the elongated youth from
toppling over. Ghazi is still growing and now has
difficulty in balancing. King Farour of Egypt hearing of
his plight, ordered a special bed for him in the hospital.
Where he will be taken care of for the rest of his life.
The above was
the caption for this photograph - International News Photo
Muhammad Ghazi 7 ft 10.5 inches (240.03 cm) (unconfirmed height)
1909 - fl. February 1941 Alexandria, Egypt........Reference:
"The Guinness Book of Records"