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It's about as tall as Napoleon.
(a.k.a. Napoleon Bonaparte; a.k.a. Napoleon I, a.k.a. Napoleone di Buonaparte) (1759-1821) (French leader)
Despite his frequent characterizations as much shorter than average, Napoleon was a period-average height of approximately 170 centimeters. The mis-characterizations have been attributed to British propaganda and to the confusion between French and British units of measurements used at the time.
It's about as tall as a Refrigerator (Side-by-side).
In other words, the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side) is 1.03 times 174 centimeters.
(a.k.a. Fridge, a.k.a Icebox) (for G.E. Profile model no. PSDW3YGXSS; total exterior height)
A common refrigerator model measures 179 centimeters in total exterior height. When General Electric released its first widely-marketed refrigerator — the "Monitor Top" model — in 1927, it sold over one million units.
It's about nine-tenths as long as a Full Size Bed.
In other words, 174 centimeters is 0.91340 times the length of a Full Size Bed, and the length of a Full Size Bed is 1.095 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Full-Size mattress measures 190.50 centimeters from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about nine-tenths as long as a Twin Size bed.
In other words, 174 centimeters is 0.91340 times the length of a Twin Size bed, and the length of a Twin Size bed is 1.095 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Twin-Size mattress measures 190.50 centimeters from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about nine-tenths as tall as Michael Jordan.
In other words, 174 centimeters is 0.870 times the height of Michael Jordan, and the height of Michael Jordan is 1.150 times that amount.
(1963-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Chicago Bulls)
Michael Jordan is 198 centimeters tall. While a sophomore in high school, Jordan was about 20 cm shorter and was denied the opportunity to play on the varsity team, supposedly because his coach considered him too short.
It's about nine-tenths as long as a Queen Size Bed.
In other words, 174 centimeters is 0.85630 times the length of a Queen Size Bed, and the length of a Queen Size Bed is 1.1680 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Queen-Size mattress measures 203.20 centimeters from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about nine-tenths as long as a King Size Bed.
In other words, 174 centimeters is 0.85630 times the length of a King Size Bed, and the length of a King Size Bed is 1.1680 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A King-Size mattress measures 203.20 centimeters from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.