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GEORGE AUGER - The Mighty Cardiff Giant

GEORGE AUGER – The Mighty Cardiff Giant

Captain William George Auger was Born in Cardiff, Wales on December 27, 1882 to parents of average size. By fourteen, George already stood over 6 feet in height. As an adult, Auger was often billed at standing over 8 feet in height, however his true stature was much more honest at around seven and a half. As a young man, George Auger served as a police officer in Cardiff and was likely the tallest officer in the history of the company.

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MINERVA & CHARMION – Strongwomen

The image of handlebar moustached man garbed in a leopard print leotard has become the stereotypical image associated with feats of extraordinary strength. But, what about the ‘fairer sex’? Was there ever a professional strongwoman? In fact, there were several.