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Khagendra Thapa Magar (Nepali: खगेन्द्र थापामगर) (4 October 1992 – 17 January 2020) was a Nepali once known as the shortest man in the world, measuring 0.67 m (2 ft 2 in). Magar, who was a primordial dwarf, won the title of shortest man from Edward Niño Hernández. He lost the title in June 2011 to Junrey Balawing of the Philippines.
Born on 18 Asoj in the Nepali calendar, or 4 October 1992, he was from the Baglung District of Nepal. Just 600 grams (21 oz) at birth, he weighed 6.5 kilograms (14 lb; 1.02 st). In May 2008, Khagendra appeared in the British Channel 4 documentary called The World’s Smallest Man and Me hosted by Mark Dolan.
Magar died in a Pokhara hospital on 17 January 2020 after complications from pneumonia at the age of 27.
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