Cornelius Retting




Age: 53


Summary: German senior publishing consultant and former program director for the renowned European publishing houses Ravensburger and arsEdition that had been working for many publishers from around the globe including Austrian graphic artist Peter Hofstatter 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 a holiday along with his Japanese-born girlfriend Kayoko Yoneda at a beachfront resort in Thailand.



Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami


Born: October 31, 1951


Died: December 26, 2004


Location: Khao Lak, Thailand