Mariya Gabuniya



Age: 8


Summary: Russian second-year student at Elementary School No. 1494 in Moscow, Russia who was among one of more than 35 Russian 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 along with her mother Olga Gabuniya and stepfather Evgenie Mikhailenko at a beachfront resort in Thailand.



Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami


Born: December 5, 1996


Died: December 26, 2004


Location: Khao Lak, Thailand