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