(Rotterdam, 21 April 1922 - Leiden, 13 April 1959) was because
of his height of 229.87 cm known as the giant of Rotterdam. He
was the second tallest Dutchman ever, after Albert Jan Kramer.
His weight was 230 kilo's and his shosize was 62 (European
size). He suffered from acromegalie.
Rijnhout died at 36 years of age because of a pituitary tumor,
which was also the cause of his enormous size. 4 years prior to
his death he became disabled after an accident. Although famous
during his lifetime he was often bullied.