Pictures: The faces of the innocent victims of the Paris terror attacks

The list of victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris include people of many different nationalities and backgrounds, who worked as engineers, camera operators, and in fashion, or were students, parents, and friends. All were simply enjoying a Friday night out in the French capital when evil struck.
Pictures: The faces of the innocent victims of the Paris terror attacks

THE terror attacks on Paris have claimed 129 lives, majority of whom were French. As of last night, 103 have been identified.

The hashtags #rechercheParis (searching Paris) and #rechercheBataclan were used widely over the weekend to circulate the names and photos of the missing.

The list includes:

Cara Anna, a Chilean mother and her daughter, cut down in a concert hall while the daughter’s 5-year-old son survived.

Nick Alexander, 36, of Colchester, England, who was working at the Bataclan concert hall selling merchandise for the performing band, Eagles of Death Metal.

Thomas Ayad, 32, producer manager for Mercury Music Group and a music buff who was killed at the Bataclan. In his hometown, Amiens, he was an avid follower of the local field hockey team.

Asta Diakite, cousin of French midfielder Lassana Diarra, who played against Germany in Friday’s soccer match at Stade de France, during which three suicide bombers blew themselves up outside the stadium. Diarra, who is Muslim, posted a moving message on Twitter after his cousin was killed in the shootings, saying that “She was like a big sister to me.” He added: “It is important for all of us who represent our country and its diversity to stay united against a horror which has no colour, no religion. Stand together for love, respect and peace.”

Guillame Decherf, 43, a writer who covered rock music for the French culture magazine Les Inrocks. He was at the Eagles of Death Metal concert, having written about the band’s latest album.

Fabrice Dubois, who worked with the publicity agency Publicis Conseil. The agency said in a statement on Facebook that he was killed at the concert hall and that “the entire agency is upset. He was a very great man in every sense of the word. Our thoughts are with his family, his wife, his children, his friends, those with whom he worked.”

Michelli Gil Jaimez, of Tuxpan, in the Mexican state of Veracruz, had studied at a business school in Lyons, France, and was currently living in Paris. She also held Spanish citizenship. She had just gotten engaged to her Italian boyfriend, according to her Facebook page. Mexican officials did not give her age or say where she was killed.

Nohemi Gonzalez, 23, a senior at California State University, Long Beach, in the US. The university said Gonzalez, from El Monte, California, was attending Strate College of Design in Paris during a semester abroad programme. Gonzalez was in the Petit Cambodge restaurant with another Long Beach State student when she was fatally shot.

Alberto Gonzalez Garrido, 29, of Madrid, who was at the Bataclan concert. The Spanish state broadcaster TVE said Gonzalez Garrido was an engineer, living in France with his wife, also an engineer. They both were at the concert, but became separated amid the mayhem.

Mathieu Hoche, 38, a cameraman for France24 news channel, also killed at the concert. A friend, Antoine Rousseay, tweeted about how passionately Hoche loved rock ‘n’ roll. Gerome Vassilacos, who worked with Hoche, told the AP that his colleague was fun, easygoing and great to work with. “Even though he laughed easily and joked around, he worked hard.” Hoche had a 9-year-old son whom he had custody of every other weekend, so he lived a bit of a bachelor lifestyle, Vassilacos said. He and Hoche would go out for beers and chat up women, and Vassilacos said he recently thought they should hang out more often because they had so much in common.

Djamila Houd, 41, of Paris, originally from the town of Dreux, southwest of the capital. The newspaper serving Dreux — L’Echo Republicain — said Houd was killed at a cafe on the rue de Charrone in Paris. According to Facebook posts from grieving friends, she had worked for Isabel Marant, a prestigious Paris-based ready-to-wear house.

Cédric Mauduit, director of modernisation of the French department of Calvados. The department issued a statement announcing his death at the concert hall, saying that Mauduit “found it a joy to share this concert with his five friends” and said the sadness of those who knew him was “immense”. Anyone who worked with Mauduit, the statement said, could appreciate both his skills and his humanity.

Valentin Ribet, 26, a lawyer with the Paris office of the international law firm Hogan Lovell, who was killed in the Bataclan. Ribet received a master of laws degree from the London School of Economics in 2014, and earlier did postgraduate work at the Sorbonne university in Paris. His law firm said he worked on the litigation team, specialising in white collar crime. “He was a talented lawyer, extremely well liked, and a wonderful personality in the office,” the firm said.

Patricia San Martin Nunez, 61, a Chilean exile, and her daughter, Elsa Veronique Delplace San Martin, 35. They were attending the concert at the Bataclan with Elsa’s 5-year-old son, who Chilean officials say survived. San Martin Nunez had been exiled from Chile during the dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet, and her daughter was born in France.

Valeria Solesin, 28, an Italian-born doctoral student at the Sorbonne. She had lived in Paris for several years and had gone to the concert at the Bataclan with her boyfriend. They lost track of each other as they tried to escape. Her mother, Luciana Milani, told reporters in Venice, “We will miss her very much, and she will be missed, I can also say, by our country. People like this are important.”

Luis Felipe Zschoche Valle, 33, a Chilean-born resident of Paris. Chile’s Foreign Ministry said he had lived in Paris for eight years with his French wife and was killed at the Bataclan, where he had gone with his wife. He was a musician and member of the rock group Captain Americano.

Marie Mosser. Universal Music France president Pascal Negre named two employees killed as Marie and Manu on Twitter, but did not provide their surnames. The name Marie is reported to refer to Marie Mosser, a communications and digital marketing worker, according to her Twitter profile.

Hugo Sarrade, 23, was killed at the Bataclan. He was studying at a university in Montpellier and was in Paris to spend the weekend with his father. “Hugo played the guitar and loved rock music. He was loving and full of kindness, and so open to other cultures and ways of life,” his father Stephane said.

Quentin Boulanger, 29, originally from Rheims, but had lived in Paris for several years. He was at the Bataclan.

Marie Lausch, 23, and her boyfriend Mathias Dymarski, 22, who died at the Bataclan. Their friends held a vigil in the eastern city of Metz after hearing the news.

Lola Salines was at the Bataclan. Her father confirmed her death on Twitter, after using the platform to try and find her.

Elodie Breuil, 23, was at the Bataclan concert with friends, Time magazine reported

Aurelie de Peretti, 33, from Saint Tropez was at the Bataclan . “I just cannot believe that I just lost a part of myself,” her sister Delphine told Time magazine.

Michelle Gil Jaimes, another Mexican national, was among the dead. She also held Spanish citizenship. The governor of Vera Cruz state has tweeted his condolences to her family.

At least three Belgians, including a dual French national, were killed, according to the Belgian Foreign Ministry and the BBC. Press reports said they included Elif Dogan, 26, and Milko Jozic, 47. The third victim is reported to be 28.

Two Romanians were killed, BFM TV reported in a victim list, citing the country’s foreign ministry. Officials only provided the victims’ first names: Ciprian, 32, and Lacramioara, 29. They were reportedly celebrating a birthday party at the Belle Equipe bistro and had an 18-month-old child.

One Swedish national was killed and others injured, Sweden’s foreign minister told Swedish television.

The German foreign ministry has confirmed at least one German citizen was killed. The German press later reported the victim was a 28-year-old man from Munich who had lived in Paris since 2011.

Two Tunisian women, sisters from near Bizerte aged 34 and 35, were also killed, BFM TV said. They were celebrating a female friend’s birthday.

Two Algerians were killed, the official APS news agency said, citing diplomatic sources as saying the victims were a woman aged 40 and a man aged 29.

A Moroccan architect and teacher, Amine Ibnolmobarak, aged 29, has been named by the Moroccan Times newspaper as one of those killed at the Carillon bar. The native of Rabat was with his wife who was seriously injured.

Two Senegalese nationals also died in the attacks, according to Senegal’s media.

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