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World’s Smallest Man Comes to Iceland

The world’s smallest man, Khagendra Tghapa Magar, a 19-year-old from Gaglung, Nepal, arrived in Iceland on Wednesday.


Magar in the interview on Ísland í dag. Priyanka Thapa, a Nepalese living in Iceland, translated for him.

He is here to promote the publication of the book Ripley’s Believe It or Not! in Iceland and greeted visitors to the Eymundsson bookstores in Reykjavík yesterday, reports.

Magar follows in the footsteps of the world’s tallest man, Sultan Kosen from Turkey, who visited Iceland for a similar purpose in 2009.

Magar is only 56 centimeters tall, 191 centimeters smaller than Kosen who measures 247 centimeters. Magar was interviewed on Stöd 2’s news magazine Ísland í dag on Wednesday.

Click here to watch the interview and here to read more about Kosen’s visit.


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