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Henry Alexander Cooper

Henry Alexander Cooper
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Born(1853-01-12)12 January 1853
Died16 August 1899(1899-08-16) (aged 46)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Other namesThe Yorkshire Giant
OccupationSideshow performer
Known forBilled as the tallest man in the world.
Height8 ft 2 in (2.49 m)

Henry Alexander Cooper (12 June 1853 – 16 August 1899) born in Norton-on-Derwent, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, was a 19th-century celebrity billed by P. T. Barnum as The Tallest Man in the World.


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