Portrait of Hans Langseth

Hans Langseth

Hans Langseth, a Norwegian-American, holds the record for longest beard in history. His beard measured 17 ft 6 in at the time of his death in Wyndmere, North Dakota.

Sources: photo taken circa 1912, North Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies / Wikimedia Commons / https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/smithsonian-home-worlds-longest-beard