"Count Olaf" Billed as 8ft
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 weighs 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 sixe.
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 Teachers College at the age of
twenty-one thus securing a professorship and a degree
entitled Bachelor of Education.
Since that time the Count has been in the show business and
has no desire to return to Norway, except on a visiting
Of course, the
Count most have all his clothes made to order, including his
shoes and 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 tow ordinary people.
There is no way
of accounting for his enormous size except that we know he
is a direct descendant of the Norwegian Viking, Olaf
Sigurdion, who was a giant king among giants. That is
how Olaf got 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 twenty-two pounds.