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Guinness World Records Winners List

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List of Guinness World Records winners from every year the award has been given out. All Guinness World Records winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Guinness World Records award are listed along with photos for every Guinness World Records winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Guinness World Records award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Guinness World Records are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Guinness World Records winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Guinness World Records winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Guinness World Records winners of all time. Anybody who won the Guinness World Records usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Guinness World Records-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Guinness World Records, so most of the famous Guinness World Records winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Guinness World Records?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You may copy this list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share with your friends. The list you're viewing is made up of items like Cheeta and Friendly Planet. {#nodes}

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    Cheeta

    Cheeta is a chimpanzee character who appeared in numerous Hollywood Tarzan movies of the 1930s–1960s as well as the 1966–1968 television series, as the ape sidekick of the title character, Tarzan. Cheeta has usually been characterized as male, but sometimes as female, and has been portrayed by chimpanzees of both sexes. While the character of Cheeta is inextricably associated in the public mind with Tarzan, no chimpanzees appear in the original Tarzan novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs that inspired the films. The closest analog to Cheeta in the Burroughs novels is Tarzan's monkey companion Nkima, who appears in several of the later books in the series....  more
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    Cheeta

    Cheeta is a chimpanzee that appeared in the 1939 film Tarzan Finds a Son!....
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    Friendly Planet

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    Jon Brower Minnoch

    Jon Brower Minnoch (September 29, 1941 – September 10, 1983) was an American man who, at his peak weight, was the heaviest human being ever recorded, weighing 1,400 lb (635 kilograms; 100 stone). This additionally makes him the largest known primate ever to have lived, exceeding the upper estimated size of Gigantopithecus. ...  more