Mikhail Kalashnikov, J.R.R. Tolkien, the ancient Romans, Napoleon Bonaparte, James Madison, Alexander the Great, Cicero Richard Hammond, Jackie Chan, Admiral Yamamoto, Suzuhara Bokuden, Musashi, Claudius, and many others. I myself am a short guy, and i have to tell you that it sucks. I'm only 5'4''. Getting a girlfriend is nearly impossible, unfortunately. However, I have managed to score cute and novelty points. So remember my sub-pint comerades: you cram more manliness into your 5' than they do in their 6'5''. Short people rule!