Greatest Living Polyglot

Ziad Fazah is a Liberian-born Lebanese polyglot who claims to speak 59 languages and maintains that he has proved this in several public appearances in which he "successfully" communicated with native speakers of a large number of foreign languages. According to him, a Greek Orthodox, his abilities to learn languages are a gift bestowed to him by God. He currently lives in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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Rules of record

A person must learn to speak and provide proof of their command of over 59 languages.