HE IS TOUTED AS THE TALLEST man in the world. Well, he is not, but he is the tallest man who lived in the Americas in resent times. His name was Robert Wadlow. Le lived from 1918 to 1940, and he was 8 foot 11 inches tall. It my head that comes out to about 2 meter and 70 centimeter. Can you imagine ? Being that tall ?