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. share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName Email Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.