If you are the Patty researchingElizabeth Lisko, as per following news article she was in born Novocherkassk (Russian: ?????????????). This is a city in Rostov Oblast, RUSSIA,located on the right bank of the Tuzlov River and on the Aksay River . About 5 miles WNW is a little village (siolka) called Veselyy.There is also a Krasnyy Kut about 10 miles north of Novocherkassk.
People who suffer from giantism have short lifespans. Their hearts cannot support their bodies.
Google translation of Russian News Article:
The famous Russian giant Elizabeth Lisco
According to statistics, the average growth of females is 162-164 cm Well-known Russian giant Elizabeth Lisco was growing - 2 meters 27 centimeters! Judging from the photos and contemporaries-eyewitnesses, she had normal body proportions and was considered a very pretty girl.
The highest woman in history is Chinese Zeng Jin-lian (1964 -1982). She died at 17 years with the growth of 2,48 m in the Guinness Book of Records made the name of 18-year-old Mali tailandki Duangdi (Malee Duangdee). At present, its growth is 208 centimeters, but it continues to grow.Doctors
discovered she had a nine-year old brain tumor, the hormone that causes growth of the body. At present, it makes expensive injection (3200 dollars every three months) to control the rapid growth.
In our country's most famous gigantshey of living is Juliana Semenova - the famous basketball player and Honored Master of Sports (2, 18 m). She was born in 1952 in the small Latvian town, and made great efforts to go to a basketball school. As written in the newspapers: "The passages under the shield, where the duty Semenov, denied a chance for success. Rivals, or are at hand Semenova, or distills a nuisance. " Semenova is by far the most stalwart athlete in the world.
But the highest of all the women who were born in Russia, Catherine is still Lisko, who was born in the small town of Novocherkassk Krasnokutsk around in the family poor burghers. This happened in 1877. At first it was quite normal pretty girl. But after three years it began to grow "by leaps and bounds" and at age 9 vymahal way up to 2 yards of 11 inches (1, 92 m).
The growth of her parents was average, so around vigorously debated its unusual appearance. But she continued to gain inches to 17 years and stretched up to 2 meters 27 centimeters. Weight it has reached - 8 pounds (132 kilograms). It is not clear, incidentally, were taken from this weight, because she ate always a little bit ..
Soon it was bad luck to the family - his father died, and the position Lysko was simply disastrous. Then the elder brother of the deceased, Michael Gavrilovic, decided to go on an adventure - to use the extraordinary external data Elisabeth for making money by showing it as a phenomenon (in those days in Russia were in a variety of fashion "show freaks").
Uncle and niece went to travel to different countries. They traveled all over Russia and Europe. At first, Elizabeth lived for a time in St. Petersburg, where she
was a welcome guest at all dinner parties. She loved theater and it is often seen in various productions. Much has been written about it, calling the "miracle of the giant," and "girl-giant", and even ... "Miracle midgets." In Moscow, Lisa was at a reception at the Prince Dolgoruky. When you visit Kiev Metropolitan Platon himself in the
Kiev-Pechersk Lavra has blessed her and gave her a silver icon. Also, Liza did not shun participation in various fairs and exhibitions.
After the success in Russia, his uncle took her to a foreign tour. Elizabeth was able to learn, and while traveling she mastered languages: she knew good English and
German. In 1889, Lisa traveled with his uncle in Paris, Lyon, Bordeaux, Marseilles, and then visited the cities of Great Britain: London, Liverpool and Manchester. In 1893 Elizabeth was walking through the streets of Italy-Naples, Rome, Milan, and then visited Zurich, Munich and Vienna.
In Rome, the girl Lisco has been awarded an audience with the Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich (the third son of Alexander II). Don giant acquired more and more popular in high society, and was considered good form to invite her as a guest in the secular salons. In London, she was at a party in the house of the Russian ambassador, Baron Staal, which made an indelible impression on his wife, Baroness Staal. She even presented to Lisa diamond jewelry for her to become and beauty. As a result, foreign tour, it became known, became rich, and she predicted a husband princes and barons.
In fact, Lisa was surprisingly good for its growth, so as not suffering gigantism characteristic of the disease is very tall people. This pathology is associated with a
malfunctioning pituitary gland. In patients with gigantism bones bend, grow cartilage, often people can not even walk properly. It also causes abnormal growth could be a brain tumor, but Krasnokutskaya beauty with no medical observations revealed no abnormalities. Its doctors examined the Leipzig and gave evidence that she is "a unique phenomenon in the world." This evidence was confirmed in Berlin in 1893.
In the same prediction was made about its future development by Professor Rudolf Virchow. It was disappointing - she should grow another 13 inches (58 centimeters), that is, to reach almost 3 feet! However, these predictions did not come true. Lisa died in mysterious circumstances 17 years of age somewhere abroad. It was said that by the time she was even a bride - a Russian prince. The cause of her sudden death, like a giant puzzle of growth, remained a mystery for all.