Summary: Ukrainian veterinarian and pheasant farmer who was briefly named by the Guinness World Records as the world's tallest living man in 2007, but refused to be measured by the organization and the title was handed back to China's Bao Xishun (who stood 2.36 metres tall), and who had allegedly stood at 8 feet 5 inches or 2.57 meters due to a tumorous gland that continued to secrete growth hormone throughout his life.
Cause of Death: Cerebral hemorrhage
Born: August 5, 1970
Died: August 24, 2014
Location: Podolyantsi, Ukraine