Summary: Austrian retired optical engineer and physicist who was among one of more than 585 Austrian 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 along with his friends at a beachfront resort in Thailand.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: February 2, 1920
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Khao Lak, Thailand