Help make Alexa smarter on Alexa Answers. Sign in with Amazon

Science

What was the average height of a man in the eighteen hundreds?

2

In the early 1800s, the Cheyenne people of North America were among the tallest in the world, with an average male height of about 5 feet 10 inches.

{{ relativeTimeResolver(1631494415598) }}

points 115
Rating

According to Steckel's analysis, heights decreased from an average of 68.27 inches (173.4 centimeters) in the early Middle Ages to an average low of roughly 65.75 inches (167 cm) during the 17th and 18th centuries.

{{ relativeTimeResolver(1631494376432) }}

points 167
Rating

Join Alexa Answers

Help make Alexa smarter and share your knowledge with the world

LEARN MORE