London, Mar 16 (ANI): He Pingping, the world's smallest man who stood just over two feet five inches tall, has died. He was 21.
He suffered chest pains while taking part in a television show in Rome. He was taken to hospital but died on Saturday from what is believed to be heart complications, reports The Sun.
While paying tribute to He, Guinness World Records editor-in-chief Craig Glenday said: "He brightened up the lives of everyone he met and was an inspiration to anyone considered different or unusual.
"We are very saddened by the loss of such a wonderful, engaging, fascinating character."
Pingping got the title of World's Shortest Man in 2008. (ANI)