of these buildings has claimed the title of, 'World's Tallest
Building' at some point in history.
Pyramid of Giza was completed in about MMDL
BCE. It is almost L
stories high and was the highest building in the Roman World.
Origianally the structure was CXLVI
metres CDLXXX feet tall but
with erosion it is now about VIII
meters or XXV feet shorter.
magnificent construction remained the tallest building on
Earth for MMMDCCC years.
Eiffel Tower was completed in
MDCCCLXXXIX. It stands CCCXXIV
meters or MLXIII feet tall.
It is about the same height as an LXXXI
story high building.
Chrysler Building became the world's tallest building
title on May XXVII in MCMXXX
at CCCIX metres or MCLVII
feet tall but only held the title for XI
months. It was surpassed in height by the Empire State Building
the following year.
Khalifa is tallest structure built by humans. It was
opened on January IV, MMX.
It stands LCCCXXVIII
meters or MMLCCXVII feet tall.
- Why do you think people want to build taller and taller
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