Benjamin Hofer



Age: 36


Summary: German manager and regional director at the Similian Divers scuba-diving company in Thailand's Patong Beach coastal resort who was among one of more than 530 German tourists reported missing and presumed dead in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean and killed over 2,300+ people during the tidal wave while he was on duty at the beachfront dive shop near a coastal resort area in Thailand.



Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami


Born: July 30, 1968


Died: December 26, 2004


Location: Khao Lak, Thailand