- Vikas Uppal (8 ft 2 in or 2:49 m).
Vikas Kumar Uppal was born in India on 1986 and died on June 30, 2007.
- Don Koehler (8 ft 2 in or 2:49 m).
Don Koehler was born in United States on 1925. He died in 1981 at the age of 55.
- Bernard Coyne (8 ft 2 in or 2.49 m).
Coyne was born on 1897 in United States. He died in 1921.
- Sultan Kösen (8 ft 3 in or 2.51 m).
Sultan Kösen was born on 1982 (age 35), in Turkey. He is the tallest living person since September 17, 2009.
- Edouard Beaupré (8 ft 3 in or 2.51 m).
Edouard Beaupré was born on 1881 in Canada and died on 1904. He is the tallest strongman as well as tallest wrestler in history.
- Väinö Myllyrinne (8 ft 3 in or 2.51 m).
Väinö Myllyrinne was born in Finland on 1909 and died on 1963.
- Leonid Stadnyk (8 ft 5.5 in or 2.57 m).
Leonid Stadnyk is a man who refuses to be measured according to Guinness World Records. He was born in Ukrainian on 1970 and died 2014.
- John F. Carroll (8 ft 7 ¾ in or 2.64 m).
Carroll was born on 1932 United States, and also known as the Buffalo Giant in medical literature.
- John Rogan (8 ft 8 in or 2.67 m).
John Rogan is second tallest person ever, after Robert Wadlow. He was born in Tennessee, between 1865 and 1868 and died in 1905.
- Robert Wadlow (8 ft and 11.1 in /2.72 m).
Robert Pershing Wadlow is the tallest person in history. He died at age 22. He was born in United States on 1918 and died on 1940. Nearly 40,000 people attended his funeral.