Robert Whymant


Age: 60


Summary: British journalist and writer who worked for The Guardian, The Times and The Daily Telegraph during his long career as a foreign correspondent in Tokyo, Japan, and who also wrote the book Stalin's Spy: Richard Sorge And The Tokyo Ring (1996), about a German journalist who spied for the Soviet Union from Tokyo until he was arrested and hung the year before the Japanese surrender at the end of the Second World War.



Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami


Born: November 29, 1944


Died: December 26, 2004


Location: Galle, Sri Lanka