Philip Nicholas




Age: 53


Summary: British entrepreneur and founder of the U.K.-based web development company Hibyte Co. who was among one of more than 402 British 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 chatting on the internet in his room at a beachfront hotel during a Christmas holiday at a seaside resort in Sri Lanka.



Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami


Born: November 28, 1951


Died: December 26, 2004


Location: Pottuville, Sri Lanka