Paris victims: From all over the world and all walks of life

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(CNN)Portraits are emerging of some of the at least 129 people killed and 352 people wounded last week in deadly attacks at six sites in the French capital.

Here’s a country-by-country look at the victims whose names or nationalities have been confirmed to CNN:



Kheireddine Sahbi was a trained violinist who studied at Paris-Sorbonne University, the university president said in a statement. The 29-year-old Algerian national was called a “great master of music” in a Facebook post from an Algerian music group, which said he will be greatly missed by his friends and colleagues.



    Milko Jozic and Elif Dogan were killed in the attacks, and had only been in Paris for a short time before they were murdered Saturday. Milko worked as an engineer and his wife Elif held dual Turkish and Belgian nationality. Her remains have been repatriated to Turkey and her family.


    Three citizens of Chile were among the dead, according to the Chilean Foreign Ministry. All were at the Bataclan concert hall.


    A newlywed architect was also among those slain. Amine Ibnolmobarak was an architect and teacher at the ENSA Paris-Malaquais architecture school, the Union Nationale des Etudiants en Architecture et Paysage said on its Facebook page.

    Ibnolmobarak “was the quintessential young Muslim intellectual” who was “concerned with spreading the peaceful values of his religion,” according to Jean Attali, a former professor.

    Akram Benmbarek, Ibnolmobarak’s cousin, posted to Facebook that the architect’s wife also was shot three times and is in critical condition.

    Music journalist Guillaume Decherf was also killed at the concert hall, according to his employer, French cultural magazine Les Inrockuptibles. On Twitter, the magazine posted a link to a review of the band’s latest album that Decherf wrote last month.

    At least three staffers with Universal Music, the band’s label, were among the dead at the Bataclan.


    Artist Albab Denuit died in the Bataclan attack. The 32-year-old completed his PHd in Fine Arts at the Universit Bordeaux Montaigne where he also taught in the school’s Department of Arts. He was originally from Marmande and was a talented artist whose work was displayed in galleries across France, including the Eponyme Galerie in Bordeaux.

    Family friend Damien Babin posted his thoughts: “I know (Albab) can hear us, so I want to tell him that darkness will not take over this world because light always wins at the end.”


    Mathias Dymarski, 22, was with his girlfriend, Marie Lausch, 23, at the Bataclan where they were both murdered. The couple had recently moved to Paris from Metz in eastern France; they were celebrating their fifth anniversary at the Bataclan on the night they died.

    Dymarski was an engineer and talented BMX rider, and Lausche worked in international public relations at Coty, a beauty products manufacturer, according to her Facebook page.

    The publication BMX TransWorld posted a tribute for Dymarski online. “He was not a professional rider in the textbook sense, but he was riding a lot, was super stylish, and he enjoyed every bit of it… (Mathias and Marie) exactly embodied what happiness was: Both had a solid group of friends, a passion, and a bright future. Friday they just wanted to go to a rock concert to celebrate life with their friends. They were just at the wrong place at the wrong time.”


    Lausch’s alma mater, the Avans School of International Studies (ASIS), said in a statement: “We will forever remember (Marie) as an eager, smart, positive and dedicated student. We would like to wish her family and friends lots of strength for the coming days, weeks and months.”


    Christophe Lellouche was at the Bataclan to see a band he had long followed, Eagles of Death Metal.Lellouche’s cousin Charlene told local paper, La Provence, “When we got confirmation that(the attack) was at the Bataclan Friday night, we did not dare to call (his phone), in case the ringing of his phone attracted the terrorists.”

    Lellouche was a passionate musician who co-wrote the original music for film “De Jung Forever.” Known as “Mok,” alias the “Mad Professor” by some friends, Lellouche was an only child who grew up in Normandy with his parents.


    Quentin Mourier, 29, was also at the Bataclan. An architecture graduate from the Ecole Nationale Suprieure d’Architecture de Versailles, Mourier was also an active member of the Parisian urban farming collective, Vergers Urbains. The group said he was energetic, full of ideas, and contributed to a number of projects. “We will miss him,” Vergers Urbains said in a statement.


    The German Foreign Office confirmed that one German national is among the victims. The office did not name the victim, but German newspaper Bild identified him as a 28-year-old architect with Renzo Piano, a well-known firm in Paris. A message on the architecture firm’s phone said the office was closed Monday because one of its associates was killed in the Paris attacks.



    Valeria Solesin was also killed at the Bataclan, according to Italy’s foreign minister. The 28-year-old Venice native was studying in Paris.

    Italy’s ANSA news agency said Solesin was at the concert with her boyfriend, his sister and the sister’s boyfriend, who were rescued. They were at the entrance when the attackers stormed in, ANSA reported.

    Solesin was pursuing a doctorate in demography at the Sorbonne, ANSA reported. She was interested in topics related to families and children, and sociological comparisons between France and Italy, the news agency said.


    Michelli Gil Jaimez was one of two Mexican women killed in the attacks, according to Mexican authorities.

    She hailed from Tuxpan, a city in the eastern state of Veracruz, according to a statement on the Veracruz state government website.

    In the statement, Veracruz Gov. Javier Duarte de Ochoa expressed support for her family and solidarity with the French people.

    Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed that another Mexican woman was killed in the attacks, without providing a name.


    At least two Portuguese citizens were among the dead.

    Prcilia Jessy Correia, 35, was born in France and had dual French-Portuguese nationality. She was killed at the Bataclan, according to Jose Cesario, Portuguese secretary of state for Portuguese communities abroad.

    The state news agency Lusa reported that one of the victims killed outside the Stade de France was 63-year-old Manuel Colaco Dias. Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho wrote to the family of the victim offering his condolences.


    At least two Romanian citizens were among the victims.

    Ciprian Calciu, 32, and Mariana Lcrmioara Pop, 29, were killed on the terrace of La Belle Equipe, friends and family confirmed on social media.

    The Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed the death of two of its citizens.

    The two had a child who lived in Paris, according to a Romanian media report.



    Sven Alejandro Silva Perugini, a Venezuelan national, died at the Bataclan, his mother Giovanina Perugini confirmed on Facebook. “Remember his smile, his jokes, his optimism, his charisma,” She writes. The family thanked the Venezuelan Consulate in Paris for helping to identify their son.

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    Romain Dunay, a singer and musician, died in the Bataclan attack, according to a tweet from a friend.

    Open Mic, a Paris band, dedicated a performance to Dunay and the other victims, according to the band’s Facebook page.

    Lassana Diarra, a midfielder on the French national soccer team, said his cousin, Asta Diakite, died in the attacks, though he did not say where she was killed. France was playing Germany in an international soccer match at the Stade de France when three suicide bombers detonated outside the stadium on Friday. One passerby was killed, in addition to the bombers.


    Chloe Boissinot was killed at the Cambodian restaurant that was attacked, her mother wrote on Facebook.

    “My love,” a message read. “My honey, my baby…Take you in my arms and hold you one last time.”

    Chloe’s sister Jenny learned of her death while backpacking in New Zealand, according to the New Zealand Herald, which interviewed Jenny’s boyfriend.

    Speaking of his girlfriend and how she was handling news of her sister’s killing, he told the Herald, “She’s not good at all. Really not good at all.”


    Marion Jouanneau died after being shot at the Bataclan, her cousin Anatole Vaillant posted on social media. Jouanneau’s boyfriend tweeted that she was shot and he was unable to find her after the attack.

    Another Bataclan victim was Quentin Boulenger. The management school he graduated from, Audencia, tweeted that he was a graduate and passed away.

    Germain Ferey was confirmed as a victim by the Paris Burlesque Festival, where he helped produce videos. “He was humble, full of humor, generous, strong, and efficient,” the festival said.

    Guillaume Le Dramp died in the Paris attacks, his friend Patrick Tomas told CNN. Tomas learned of his death after calling the morgue. Le Dramp, a 33-year-old waiter, hoped to become an elementary school teacher, according to The New York Times. Le Dramp was attending a friend’s birthday party on a terrace at La Belle quipe bistro where he was killed, the Times reported.

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