Niels Juel Ortoft

 

 

Age: 56

 

Summary: Danish associate member of the local cultural organization The Viking Group located near the historic Lindholm Hills archaeological site in Aalborg, Denmark who was among one of more than 52 Danish 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 a holiday along with his Thai-born wife Phannankorn Matchimphong Ortoft at a beachfront resort in Thailand.

 

 

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

 

Born: 1948

 

Died: December 26, 2004

 

Location: Phuket, Thailand