John Adam Kerpen
Born 1817
Beard: 8 feet
Click here to read a newspaper article about Mr Kerpen.

Beard Growth Chart
Years Growth Length
6 5 feet 4 inches
7 6 feet
11 8 feet
21 13 feet *


One of four frames supposedly showing a portion of Mr Kerpen's beard.


Close up of photograph in the center of the frame.

* This is apparently the length to which his beard grew although I have found no photographs to back this up.