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World's tallest man to marry

The World's tallest man Sultan Kosen and his fiancee Merve Dibo during their henna night, the ceremony held one day before the wedding, on Oct. 26, 2013 in the Dede village of Mardin, Turkey.Ibrahim Yukut / Anadolu Agency via Getty Image
The World's tallest man Sultan Kosen and his fiancee Merve Dibo hold hands during their henna night, the ceremony held one day before the wedding, on Oct. 26, 2013 in the Dede village of Mardin, Turkey.Ibrahim Yakut / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Sultan Kosen and his fiancee Merve Dibo dance the halay, a Turkish national dance, during their henna night, Oct. 26, 2013 in the Dede village of Mardin, Turkey.Ibrahim Yakut / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

The World's tallest man, whose height is measured at 8 feet, 3 inches (2 meters 51 centimeters), Sultan Kosen is set to marry his normal-sized bride Merve Dibo on Sunday in the southern Turkish city of Mardin.

In addition to his height, Kosen also entered the Guinness Book of World Records due to the size of his hands and feet, which are recorded at 10.8 inches (27.5 centimeters) and 14.37 inches (36.5 centimeters) respectively.

Kosen suffers from the rare disorder acromegaly which causes his body to continually produce the growth hormone.