Thaddeus Swiezy


Age: 61

Summary: German retired machine operator and inspector who was among one of more than 530 German 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 wife Kristina Swiezy at a beachfront resort in Thailand.

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

Born: 1943

Died: December 26, 2004

Khao Lak, Thailand