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It's about two-thirds as tall as André the Giant
In other words, the height of André the Giant is 1.50 times 59 inches.
(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 87 inches tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 83 inches and his true height is the subject of some dispute.
It's about two-thirds as tall as Shaq
In other words, the height of Shaq is 1.50 times 59 inches.
(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 87 inches tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities.
It's about three-fourths as long as a Queen Size Bed
In other words, 59 inches is 0.73750 times the length of a Queen Size Bed, and the length of a Queen Size Bed is 1.3560 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Queen-Size mattress measures 80 inches from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about three-fourths as long as a King Size Bed
In other words, 59 inches is 0.73750 times the length of a King Size Bed, and the length of a King Size Bed is 1.3560 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A King-Size mattress measures 80 inches from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about three-fourths as tall as Michael Jordan
In other words, 59 inches is 0.7490 times the height of Michael Jordan, and the height of Michael Jordan is 1.340 times that amount.
(1963-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Chicago Bulls)
Michael Jordan is 78 inches tall. While a sophomore in high school, Jordan was about 7.870 inches shorter and was denied the opportunity to play on the varsity team, supposedly because his coach considered him too short.
It's about four-fifths as long as a Full Size Bed
In other words, 59 inches is 0.78670 times the length of a Full Size Bed, and the length of a Full Size Bed is 1.2710 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Full-Size mattress measures 75 inches from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about four-fifths as long as a Twin Size bed
In other words, 59 inches is 0.78670 times the length of a Twin Size bed, and the length of a Twin Size bed is 1.2710 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Twin-Size mattress measures 75 inches from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.