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He Pingping, the world's shortest man according to Guinness World Records, has died at the age of 21. He stood 2 feet, 5.37 inches tall. He is pictured above with the world's tallest man, Sultan Kosen who is 7 feet, 8.9 inches tall.
He Pingping died after developing chest problems while filming a television program in Italy. The Chinese-born man, who became a record-holder in March 2008, was taken to hospital in Rome for treatment but died on Saturday March 13.