World’s Shortest Woman – Facts Analysis


Picture: World's Shortest Woman
World's Shortest Woman

Story:

The picture shows a tiny woman whose height is measured by couple of people from Guinness world records to be 62.8 cm (24.7 inches), claiming that she has been awarded the title of world’s shortest woman.

Analysis:

The picture and the story that comes with it both are facts. The woman shown in the picture is Jyoti Amge, aged 18, a resident of Nagpur, India, is currently the world’s shortest woman alive according to the Limca book of records and Guinness book of records. Jyoti Amge measured 62.8 cm (24.7 inches) by height and was officially awarded this title on December 16, 2011, on her 18th birthday.

Picture: World's Shortest Woman Jyoti Amge
World’s Shortest Woman Jyoti Amge
Picture: World's Shortest Woman Jyoti Amge
World’s Shortest Woman Jyoti Amge

However, the shortest woman ever was Pauline Musters from Netherlands who measured 58 cm (23 inches) by height at the age of 19. She had a short lifespan of 1876–1895.

Hoax or Fact:

Fact.

References:

Shortest Woman – Telgraph Report
List of shortest women
Jyoti Amge Bio


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