Rodrigo de Souza Lima

 

 

Age: 23

 

Summary: Brazilian U.N. peacekeeper and enlisted member of the Brazilian military deployed to the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) since July 2009 where he led a combat group charged with maintaining public security 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: 1986

 

Died: January 10, 2010

 

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti