Mona Hjorth


Age: 59

wife of Jonkoping University emeritus professor of conservation biology and wildlife expert Ingemar Hjorth who was among one of more than 552 Swedish tourists reported missing and presumed in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean and killed over 2,300+ people during the tidal wave while she was on a month-long holiday along with her husband to celebrate Christmas and New Year at a beachfront resort in Thailand.

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

Born: May 27, 1945

Died: December 26, 2004

Khao Lak, Thailand