Yao Defen



Age: 40


Summary: Chinese record holder who was certified as the world's tallest living woman at 7 feet 7 inches (233.3 centimeters) in the Guinness World Records in January 2010, but who suffered from gigantism with a tumor on her pituitary gland disrupting her levels of growth hormone.


Cause of Death: Unknown causes


Born: July 15, 1972


Died: November 13, 2012


Location: Anhui, China