Benjamin Kaufmann

 

 

Age: 26

 

Summary: German sociology student at the University of Hamburg who was among one of more than 350 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 vacation at a beachfront resort in Thailand.

 

 

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

 

Born: January 27, 1978

 

Died: December 26, 2004

 

Location: Khao Lak, Thailand