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Henry Alexander Cooper

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Henry Alexander Cooper
Henry Alexander Cooper c1880.jpg
Born(1853-01-12)January 12, 1853
Norton-on-Derwent, Yorkshire, England
DiedAugust 16, 1899(1899-08-16) (aged 46)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Other namesThe Yorkshire Giant
OccupationSideshow performer
Known forBilled as the tallest man in the world.

Henry Alexander Cooper (12 June 1853 – 16 August 1899) born in Norton-on-Derwent, North Yorkshire, England, was a 19th-century celebrity billed by P. T. Barnum as The Tallest Man in the World.[1][2]

References

  1. ^ Henry Alexander Cooper
  2. ^ "THE GIANT COOPER.; SKETCH OF THE TALLEST MAN IN THE UNITED STATES". New York Times. 6 August 1887.

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