A citizen of Ukraine Leonid Stadnik died of a brain hemorrhage at the age of 44. He was the tallest man in the world: the rise of the giant was 2 meters 57 centimeters. Huge growth He had pathology, which was the cause of death. From the age of twelve Stadnik lived With benign hormone produced tumors of the pituitary gland of the brain, which led to this growth. During the life of the giant did not differ by health. Had several neurosurgical operations, frostbitten feet was recognized as invalid of the first group. Worked veterinary. All the clothes and shoes he was made to order. Stadnik was not married, for many years was a homemaker, I didn't go anywhere. In the last few years, He lived a recluse, had refused to meet With members of the media. Wanted to live as normal citizens." Scandic even refused the offer to get into the Guinness Book of records Ukrainians did not want.