Michael Thiel

 

 

Age: 34

 

Summary: German expatriate baker who was among one of more than 530 German tourists (or residents) 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 his oceanfront bakery near a coastal resort area in Thailand.

 

 

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

 

Born: July 27, 1970

 

Died: December 26, 2004

 

Location: Khao Lak, Thailand