Shortest Man in World: The Guinness Book of World Records has given Afshin Esmaeil Ghaderzadeh of Iran the crown of the world's shortest person.
Afshin Ismail's height is 2 feet 1.6 inches i.e. 65.24 cm and his age is 20 years. Earlier, the title of the world's smallest person was given to Colombia's, Edward Nino. The height of 36-year-old Edward Nino was around 72 cm.
Afshin's height was measured thrice at the Guinness Book's Dubai office. Afshin is the fourth shortest person in the world who has been given a certificate by the Guinness Book.
Several YouTube users congratulated the young lad after the video of Afshin's measurement was shared by the Guinness Book of World Records.
Afshin was born in a village in Bukan County, West Azerbaijan Province of Iran. You will be surprised to know, but when Afshin was born, he was only 700 grams, and now his weight is about 6.5 kg.
Due to his small height, Afshin's life has been completely different from others. Because of his small height and physical weakness, Afshin did not even go to school.
Afshin is a big fan of the cartoon Tom and Jerry and spends most of his day watching it.
The people of Afshin's village tell about him that Afshin is very friendly and kind and that is why he is very famous among the local people of his village.
Afshin cannot move around the village alone, he always stays with his parents. Afshin further said, "I know who is the tallest man in the world. I might fit in his palms."