Category: tallest

Igor Vovkovinskiy, Tallest Man in US, Dies in Minnesota

ROCHESTER, Minn.—Igor Vovkovinskiy, the tallest man in the United States, has died in Minnesota. He was 38. His family said the Ukrainian-born Vovkovinskiy died of heart disease on Friday at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. His mother, Svetlana Vovkovinska, an ICU nurse at Mayo, initially posted about his death on Facebook. Vovkovinskiy came to the…


World’s Tallest Dog, Great Dane Freddy, Dies at the Age of 8: ‘Missed by Everyone’

A Great Dane that held the Guinness World Record for the tallest living male dog has passed away at the age of 8 years, 8 months. Freddy, who measured over seven feet tall standing on his hind legs, had held the record since 2016. “He was not just the tallest dog, but the dog with…