Matthias Kuhle


Age: 67

Summary: German internationally renowned physical geographer and professor of geography at the University of Gottingen who had produced a large number of academic papers on his field-based research on the mountain ranges and plateaus of High Asia and the Himalayas in leading geography, geology and scientific journals over the course of his career, and who also edited the book series Geography International published by Shaker Verlag.

Cause of Death: Killed in an avalanche during the Nepal earthquake

Born: April 20, 1948

Died: April 25, 2015

Mount Everest, Nepal