Miia Holopainen



Age: 11


Summary: Finnish fifth-grade student at Lempoisten Elementary School in the Pirkanmaa region of Lempaala, Finland who had been reportedly hospitalized in extremely critical condition from serious injuries she received in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean on December 26, 2004 and killed over 2,300+ people including her parents Jorma and Eija Holopainen during the tidal wave while she was on vacation with her family at a beachfront resort in Thailand.



Cause of Death: Complications from injuries sustained in the South Asian tsunami and earthquake


Born: 1993


Died: December 28, 2004


Location: Phuket, Thailand