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Smallest People In The World

Smallest People In The World

When we talk about the Smallest People In The world then the only name that comes to mind is "Chandra Bahadur Dangi" who is the smallest man around the world. The world is full of different people. In this article, we are going to talk about human existence because, in the tapestry of human existence, many stories are based on reality.

These amazing stories show how unique each of us can be. Here are some true stories of the world's smallest person who, despite his small size, faced huge challenges with determination, bravery, and a smile. The courage and passion of these small people inspire normal people.

Today we tell you how these short people live their lives from start to finish. These people have also held world records due to their small size. Some of them are dead and some are still alive.

Notable Individuals Recognized As The World's Smallest People

  • Edward Niño Hernández

  • Afshin Esmaeil Ghaderzadeh

  • Madge Bester

  • Jyoti Amge

  • Junrey Balawing

  • Pauline Musters

  • Gul Mohammed

  • Chandra Bahadur Dangi

1. Edward Niño Hernández

If we talk about Edward Nino Hernandez is the world's second smallest living mobile man. It was certified by Guinness World Records on 4 September 2010. At the age of 24, Hernandez was 0.7 meters tall and weighed 10 kilograms. At age 33, Hernandez's height was 0.721 m. He lives in Bogotá, Colombia.


  • Born: May 10, 1986 (age 37 years), Bogotá, Colombia

  • Height: 70 cm

  • Nationality: Colombian

2. Afshin Esmaeil Ghaderzadeh

Afshin Ghadarzada is a Kurdish internet personality who is the world's smallest personality. In December 2022, it was recognized by Guinness World Records. Her unique stature garnered international attention, highlighting her resilience and inspiring others to embrace diversity.


  • Born: July 13, 2002 (age 21 years), Bukan, Iran

  • Nationality: Iranian

  • Height: 65.24 cm (2 ft 1+1⁄2 in)

  • Known for: Shortest living adult

3. Madge Bester

Mage Bester was the world's smallest woman. From South Africa, it had a height of 65 cm in 1991. Bester had osteogenesis imperfecta, characterized by brittle bones, and used a wheelchair.


  • Born: April 26, 1963, South Africa

  • Died: March 19, 2018 (age 54 years)

  • Height: 65 cm

  • Nationality: South African

4. Jyoti Amge

Jyoti Kishanji Umge is an Indian actress who is notable for being the world's smallest living woman according to Guinness World Records. Her short stature has not hindered her vibrant personality, as she has become an advocate for body positivity and acceptance.


  • Born: December 16, 1993 (age 30 years), Nagpur, India

  • Height: 63 cm

  • Nationality: Indian

  • Parents: Ranjana Amge, Kishanji Amge

  • Siblings: Rupali Amge, Satish Amge, Vaishali Amge, Archana Amge

5. Junrey Balawing

Junrey Balawing was the Philippine record holder in the Guinness World Record for the world's shortest living person at 60.00 cm tall. The announcement came during Balaung's 18th birthday celebration.


  • Born: June 12, 1993, Sindangan, Philippines

  • Died: July 28, 2020 (age 27 years), Sindangan, Philippines

  • Height: 59 cm

  • Nationality: Philippine

6. Pauline Musters

Pauline Musters was a Dutch woman, also known as Princess Pauline, recognized by the Guinness World Records as the smallest woman ever, standing just 24 inches tall. Her life was marked by public appearances and international fame.


  • Born: February 26, 1876, Ossendrecht, Netherlands

  • Died: March 1, 1895 (age 19 years), New York, New York, United States

  • Height: 58 cm

  • Nationality: Dutch

7. Gul Mohammed

If we talk about this smallest people According to Guinness World Records, Gul Muhammad of New Delhi, India was the smallest adult human of his time whose existence and height have been independently verified.


  • Born: February 15, 1957, New Delhi, India

  • Died: October 1, 1997 (age 40 years), New Delhi, India

  • Height: 57 cm

  • Nationality: Indian

8. Chandra Bahadur Dangi

If we talk about Chandra Bahadur Dangi was the smallest Nepalese person in recorded history, breaking the record set by Gul Muhammad. Her remarkable stature gained worldwide attention, showing resilience and inspiring others despite her humble background. Dangi came to media attention when a timber contractor spotted it in his village in Nepal's Dang district.


  • Born: November 30, 1939, Salyan Khalanga, Nepal

  • Died: September 3, 2015 (age 75 years), Pago Pago, American Samoa

  • Place of burial: Salyan, Nepal

  • Height: 55 cm

  • Nationality: Nepali

  • Parents: Roop Bahadur, Dhan Maya

  • Known for: World's shortest adult human


In the complex mosaic of human existence, the stories of the world's tiniest individuals stand as poignant reminders of resilience, determination, and the enduring human spirit. From Gul Muhammed to Jinray Balaung, each person has left an indelible mark on the world by defying physical limitations. Despite his stature, he inspired countless souls, demonstrating the limitless potential that exists in every human being, regardless of size or circumstances.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Q1: According to the Guinness World Records, who was recognized as the youngest adult human?

A: Gul Muhammad New Delhi, India.

Q2: What were Pauline Masters famous for?

A: Pauline Mysters has been recognized by Guinness World Records as the youngest woman ever.

Q3: According to Guinness World Records, who holds the title of world's youngest living woman?

A: Jyoti Umge from India.

Q4: Who was the world's second smallest living mobile man?

A: Edward Nino Hernandez from Bogota, Colombia.

Q5: Who holds the record for the world's smallest person living in the Philippines?

A: From Genre Balaung, Sandangan, Philippines.