13 april 1959 - GIANT ROTTERDAM DECEASED

Rotterdam – In the academic hospital in Leiden dies Rigardus Rijnhout, the 'Giant of Rotterdam'. He was 36 years old and 210 kilos. With his 2.42 meter length he was the longest second man who has ever lived in the Netherlands. He used his length to make money, by selling postcards of himself and let himself walking billboard.

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