Martine Smadja



Age: 57


Summary: mother of Tokyo-based Nihon L'Oreal Corp. cosmetics company's assistant financial director Muriel Dargent who was among one of more than 90 French tourists reported missing and presume 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 husband Gerard Smadja and their extended family that also included couple's adult daughter, a son-in-law, and two young grandchildren at a beachfront resort in Thailand.



Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami


Born: November 6, 1947


Died: December 26, 2004


Location: Khao Lak, Thailand