The production organization for the TV program revealed Tuesday that the world’s shortest man passed away in Italy, where he was scheduled to appear in a show.
He Pingping, a Chinese man who stood 2 feet, 5.37 inches (74.6 centimeters) tall, was well-known around the world for participating in events including photo shoots, shows, and other activities, according to Guinness World Records.
According to Craig Glenday, editor-in-chief of Guinness World Records, He was “an inspiration to anyone considered different or unusual” and “showed us that, despite the challenges we face, we can still make the most out of life.”
According to the TV production business Europroduzione, he passed away on Saturday in Rome.
According to a press release from Guinness World Records He has a form of primitive dwarfism when he was born in 1988. He underwent a formal measurement in March 2008.
He became ill while practicing the Italian program “The Record Show,” according to Marco Fernandez de Araoz of Europroduzione, and was rushed to a hospital the next day.
He was sent to intensive care after two days, where it was discovered that he had a cardiac issue and high cholesterol, according to Fernandez de Araoz. He claimed that the hospital where he passed away had thus far listed his heart disease as the cause of death.
Once the paperwork is ready, the man’s body will shortly be flown to China, according to Fernandez de Araoz.