Ingemar Hjorth


Age: 69

Swedish emeritus professor of conservation biology at Jonkoping University and an expert on wildfowl in forest areas who was the head of a study in natural resources at the university and has written many international publications on woodland grouse, black grouse and capercaille whose last and unfinished book project Karl August och Edith is about the environment and living conditions in the 1850 period.

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

Born: August 22, 1935

Died: December 26, 2004

Khao Lak, Thailand