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Jon Brower Minnoch

1941 - 1983

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Jon Brower Minnoch (September 29, 1941 – September 4, 1983) was an American man who was the heaviest recorded human in history, weighing approximately 1,400 lb (635 kilograms; 100 stone) at his peak. Obese since childhood, Minnoch normally weighed 800–900 lb (363–408 kilograms; 57–64 stone) during his adult years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jon Brower Minnoch has received more than 4,730,643 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Jon Brower Minnoch is the 13th most popular celebrity (up from 59th in 2019), the 466th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,579th in 2019) and the 6th most popular American Celebrity.

Jon Brower Minnoch was an American man who held the Guinness World Record for being the heaviest person in recorded history. He weighed over 1,400 pounds at his heaviest and required special medical care and equipment to manage his weight. Minnoch's story drew significant attention to the issue of obesity and its impact on health, and his case remains one of the most extreme examples of morbid obesity ever recorded.

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Among celebrities, Jon Brower Minnoch ranks 13 out of 181Before him are Robert Wadlow, Simonetta Vespucci, Buffalo Bill, Lina Medina, Black Dahlia, and Empress Michiko. After him are Millvina Dean, Joseph Merrick, Mary Anning, Monica Lewinsky, Philippe Petit, and Anna Anderson.

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Among people born in 1941, Jon Brower Minnoch ranks 31Before him are Nona Gaprindashvili, Jon Lord, Julia Kristeva, Vivienne Westwood, Viktor Zubkov, and Václav Klaus. After him are Paul Simon, Fausto Cercignani, Flórián Albert, Ahmet Necdet Sezer, Bernie Sanders, and Abdullah Yusuf Azzam. Among people deceased in 1983, Jon Brower Minnoch ranks 10Before him are Luis Buñuel, Leopold III of Belgium, Umberto II of Italy, Hergé, Idris of Libya, and Tennessee Williams. After him are David Niven, Meyer Lansky, Nikolai Podgorny, Felix Bloch, Arthur Koestler, and Raymond Aron.

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Among people born in United States, Jon Brower Minnoch ranks 466 out of 18,182Before him are Michelle Pfeiffer (1958), Terry Gilliam (1940), George Armstrong Custer (1839), Diana Ross (1944), Paul Tibbets (1915), and Robert Kiyosaki (1947). After him are Yehudi Menuhin (1916), Oprah Winfrey (1954), Lauren Bacall (1924), Wilt Chamberlain (1936), Sarah Palin (1964), and Danny Trejo (1944).

Among CELEBRITIES In United States

Among celebrities born in United States, Jon Brower Minnoch ranks 6Before him are Wallis Simpson (1896), Phineas Gage (1823), Robert Wadlow (1918), Buffalo Bill (1846), and Black Dahlia (1924). After him are Monica Lewinsky (1973), Margaret Brown (1867), Sarah Knauss (1880), Peggy Guggenheim (1898), Don King (1931), and Rodney King (1965).