Astrid Herrenschmidt

 

 

Age: 45

 

Summary: American-born heiress and wife of France's high-profile education minister Luc Chatel, whom the couple had been married for more than 21 years and had four children as she provided massive support for his political career.

 

 

Cause of Death: Suicide by hanging

 

Born: 1967

 

Died: January 22, 2012

 

Location: Paris, France