Nikhil Lissenburgh

 

 

Age: 5

 

Summary: youngest son of noted British economist and social science researcher Dr. Stephen Lissenburgh who along with his father and 7-year-old brother Vikram were among one of more than thousands of people reported missing and presumed dead in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean and killed over 2,300+ people including his grandparents Edward and Gemini Deraniyagala during the tidal wave while he was on vacation with his family at a wildlife national park in Sri Lanka.

 

 

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

 

Born: 1999

 

Died: December 26, 2004

 

Location: Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka