Kim Wall

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Birthday
3, 1987
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Aug 10, 2017 (30)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
3, 1987
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Aug 10, 2017 (30)

About

Freelance journalist who was known for her work for a variety of publications including the New York Times, Vice, and Time Magazine. 

Before Fame

She was a graduate of the Paris-Sorbonne University, where she studied Journalism. She then attended the London School of Economics as well as Columbia University in New York City. 

Trivia

After setting out to travel aboard an experimental submarine designed by aerospace engineer Peter Madsen, she went missing just outside of Copenhagen. Authorities later found her body in the water outside the Copenhagen harbor 11 days after she boarded.  

Family Life

She was first reported missing by her then boyfriend. Since her death, her mother Ingrid has posted condolences to a variety of social media platforms. 

Associated With

As a journalist who experienced first person accounts of stories she intended to write as a freelance reporter, she can be compared to other New Journalism writers including Tom WolfeHunter S. Thompson, and Joan Didion