- Johannes Relleke
- 2443 total number
- Zimbabwe (Kamativi tin mine/ Gwaai river)
The greatest number of bee stings sustained by any surviving human subject is 2,443 by Johannes Relleke at the Kamativi tin mine, Gwaii River, Wankie District, Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia) on 28 January 1962. All the stings were removed and counted.
Johannes Relleke currently resides in Australia.