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Photo Of Man With Longest Nose Goes Viral. Here’s His Story

In the 18th century, Thomas Wedders was a circus performer. Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum features a wax figure of the guy.

Strange stuff abounds on social media. Users are astonished to learn about the man with the longest nose this time. The tale of Thomas Wedders got popularity on social media after a Twitter handle called Historic Vids shared a photo of his skull stored in the Ripley’s Believe It Or Not museum. The Twitter handle also stated that Mr Wedders’ nose was 7.5 inches long in the November 12 message. According to the Guinness World Records (GWR) website, the guy was a “part of a traveling freak circus.”


“In the 18th century, Thomas Wadhouse was an English circus performer. He is most renowned for possessing the world’s largest nose, measuring 7.5 inches (19 cm) “Historic Vids said this in a tweet.

The tweet was liked by about 1.20 lakh people and retweeted by over 7,200 people.

“I mean, this is what makes Twitter so unique and entertaining. Such like this one. Thank you very much “one person stated in a comment on the post “He was also notorious for never losing a race,” another joked.

“There are historical records that Thomas Wedders, who lived in England around the 1770’s and was a member of a travelling freak circus, had a nose measuring 19 cm (7.5 in) long,” the GWR said on its website.


However, Mehmet Ozyurek of Turkey holds the record for the longest nose on a live person (male). GWR validated the record in November of last year, and it measures 3.46 inches.

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