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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 371,690 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Gul Mohammed is the 129th most popular celebrity (down from 105th in 2019), the 728th most popular biography from India (down from 636th in 2019) and the most popular Indian Celebrity.

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  • 370k

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  • 41.45

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.60

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among celebrities, Gul Mohammed ranks 129 out of 181Before him are Yvonne Ryding, Cecilia Bolocco, Omarosa Manigault Newman, Joe Exotic, Daniel David Palmer, and Muammar Z.A.. After him are Louise Brown, L'Wren Scott, Nicole Richie, Astrid Carolina Herrera, Natalie Glebova, and Hani Hanjour.

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Among people born in 1957, Gul Mohammed ranks 423Before him are Hans-Peter Friedrich, Juan José Ibarretxe, Yury Usachov, Marino Lejarreta, Jo Jorgensen, and Manuel Preciado Rebolledo. After him are Yoshio Kato, Roberto Visentini, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Ana Pastor Julián, Doug Sampson, and Jacques Gamblin. Among people deceased in 1997, Gul Mohammed ranks 260Before him are Sheldon Leonard, James Dickey, Mikhail Anikushin, LaVern Baker, Amleto Frignani, and Owen Barfield. After him are Jimmy Witherspoon, Kåre Holt, Karen Wetterhahn, Guido Vincenzi, Spartaco Bandinelli, and Ronald Pope.

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In India

Among people born in India, Gul Mohammed ranks 728 out of 1,493Before him are Jamnalal Bajaj (1889), Wahiduddin Khan (1925), Bhanu Athaiya (1929), Shriram Lagoo (1927), M. K. Stalin (1953), and Suniel Shetty (1961). After him are Narinder Singh Kapany (1926), Mammootty (1951), Saira Banu (1944), Shyam Benegal (1934), Akkineni Nageswara Rao (1923), and Mahesh Bhatt (1948).


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