Chandra Bahadur Dangi (C), a 72-year-old

Chandra Bahadur Dangi (C), a 72-year-old Nepali is presented with a certificate by a Guinness World Records official after being declared the world’s shortest man at 54.6 centimetres (21.5 inches) tall in Kathmandu on February 26, 2012. Dangi, a 72-year-old man from a remote valley in southwestern Nepal was on February 26 declared the shortest man ever documented after being measured by Guinness World Records officials. AFP PHOTO/Prakash MATHEMA (Photo credit should read PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)