Froukje Smits



Age: 18


Summary: Dutch student and backpacker who had previously escaped death in the catastrophic 2003 Iranian earthquake that killed over 30,000 people late last year and became among one of more than 30 Dutch 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 she was on vacation at a beachfront resort in Thailand.



Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami


Born: April 30, 1986


Died: December 26, 2004


Location: Koh Phi Phi, Thailand