Joao Eliseu Souza Zanin


Age: 46

Brazilian U.N. peacekeeper serving as a national investigation officer in cooperation with the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) who was among one of more than 150 Brazilian foreigners reported missing and presumed dead following the catastrophic 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Haiti that killed approximately 316,000 people and injured over 250,000 others during a series of severe aftershocks, which caused major damages to at least 30,000 commercial buildings and destroyed much of the Caribbean island's infrastructure region becoming one of the most powerful earthquakes to strike the country in 200 years.

Cause of Death: Killed during an earthquake

Born: 1963

Died: January 12, 2010

Port-au-Prince, Haiti