Gul Mohammed

1957 - 1997

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Gul Mohammed (February 15, 1957 – October 1, 1997) of New Delhi, India, according to Guinness World Records, was the shortest adult human being of his time whose existence and height have been independently verified. On July 19, 1990, he was examined by Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi, India, and he stood 1 foot 10.5 inches (57 cm) tall and weighed 37.5 lbs (17 kg). He died on October 1, 1997, from respiratory complications and after a long struggle with asthma and bronchitis. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gul Mohammed has received more than 387,267 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Gul Mohammed is the 141st most popular celebrity (down from 122nd in 2019), the 859th most popular biography from India (down from 724th in 2019) and the most popular Indian Celebrity.

Memorability Metrics

  • 390k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 42.66

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.77

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Gul Mohammeds by language

Over the past year Gul Mohammed has had the most page views in the with 41,327 views, followed by Russian (8,409), and Japanese (6,076). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Arabic (42.50%), Tamil (14.39%), and Marathi (12.26%)


Among celebrities, Gul Mohammed ranks 141 out of 265Before him are Jimmy Jump, Daniel David Palmer, Muammar Z.A., Melisa Aslı Pamuk, Irene Sáez, and Ivo Papazov. After him are Natalie Glebova, L'Wren Scott, Sandy Allen, Riyo Mori, Lucky Diamond Rich, and Emilio Palma.

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Among people born in 1957, Gul Mohammed ranks 493Before him are Piet Wildschut, Enrico Ruggeri, Viktor Markin, Pierre Laurent, Kenji Nagai, and Kenny Acheson. After him are Ľubomír Ftáčnik, Héctor Zelada, Mike Bossy, Sílvia Munt, Manuel Sarabia, and Manuel Preciado Rebolledo. Among people deceased in 1997, Gul Mohammed ranks 296Before him are Magda Gabor, Mikhail Anikushin, Santiago Benítez, Shirley Clarke, Ekaterina Kalinchuk, and John Porter. After him are Robert Herman, Rawya Ateya, Derek Taylor, Max Bloesch, Don Messick, and Gulshan Kumar.

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In India

Among people born in India, Gul Mohammed ranks 859 out of 1,861Before him are Chidambaram Subramaniam (1910), Shah Jahan Begum of Bhopal (1838), Geeta Bali (1930), Arvind Kejriwal (1968), Leila Seth (1930), and Shaista Suhrawardy Ikramullah (1915). After him are Paresh Rawal (1955), Tabu (1971), Afzal-ud-Daulah (1827), Neetu Singh (1958), Rolf Edling (1943), and J. H. C. Whitehead (1904).


Among celebrities born in India, Gul Mohammed ranks 1After him are Indrani Rahman (1930), Protima Bedi (1948), Poonam Pandey (1991), Harnaaz Sandhu (2000), and Manushi Chhillar (1997).