Andrea Serafini


Age: 7

Italian schoolboy and second cousin of Giovanni Gianni Fontanella City Library head librarian and children's book author Sergio Serafini who was among one of more than 150 people reported missing and presumed dead following the devastating August 2016 Central Italy earthquake that killed almost 300 people and injured over 400 others including his twin brother Simone Serafini when a powerful 6.2-magnitude quake struck central Italy that flattened a string of remote mountainside villages and caused extensive damages of numerous buildings in the historic town of Amatrice, Italy close to the epicentre in an area near the borders of the Umbria, Lazio, Abruzzo and Marche regions, in which the seismic aftershocks from the disaster was the worst deadliest earthquake to strike Italy in 30 years since 2009.

Cause of Death: Killed during an earthquake

Born: August 11, 2009

Died: August 24, 2016

Amatrice, Italy