Sunday, March 25, 2012 , at 4:09 AM
He Pingping (Chinese: Hé Píngpíng; July 13, 1988 – March 13, 2010) was a Chinese citizen and, according to the Guinness World Records, the world's shortest man who was able to walk.
He measured 74 cm (2 ft 5 in) tall, and was the third child of a family in Huade county, in the city of Ulanqab in northern China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
He was admitted to a hospital on 3 March 2010 in Rome, after complaining of chest pains. He had been filming Lo show dei record. He died on March 13, 2010, at the age of twenty-one of heart complications. The Guinness World Records editor-in-chief, Craig Glenday, said that he was "an inspiration to anyone considered different or unusual."