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Paris terror attack: Remembering the victims
02:10 - Source: CNN
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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.

Paris attacks: What we know so far

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


Kheireddine Sahbi

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 

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.

Luis Felipe Zschoche Valle

One of them was Luis Felipe Zschoche Valle, 33, who was married, had lived in Paris for eight years and was a musician, the Foreign Ministry said.

The Paris-based rock band Captain Americano listed Zschoche as its singer and guitarist. A picture posted on the band’s Facebook page showed him on stage during a concert in a captain’s uniform, playing guitar and singing into a microphone.

The page was filled with tributes to him.

“Definitely unique and irreplaceable,” wrote one.

Also killed were Chileans Patricia San Martin Nunez, 61, and her daughter, Elsa Veronique Delplace, 35. They were niece and grandniece, respectively, of the Chilean ambassador to Mexico, Ricardo Nunez, the Foreign Ministry said.

Elsa Delplace

Delplace worked at management consultancy group Manegere, which praised “her love of life, her love for others, that permanent smile she wore on her face.”

On Tuesday, Delplace celebrated a milestone – being hired at the firm permanently after a two-month trial.

Patricia San Martin

Delplace had at least one child, a son whom she brought to work in October to show him around, the company said.

“Manegere did not only lose a colleague in the Bataclan on this fateful Friday night,” the company said, “but each employee, associate, and partner of the firm has lost a sister, a daughter, a long-time friend, an exceptional colleague.”

Her mother, San Martin, was a staff member for the mayor of Sevran, a commune in the suburbs of Paris.


An Egyptian national, Salah Emad al-Jabali, 28 years old, was killed, the Egyptian Consulate in Paris confirmed to CNN.

Lamia Mondegeur, 30, a dual Egyptian-French national, died in the attacks, according to Egypt’s state-run Ahram Online. She was killed at a restaurant on Rue de Charonne in the 11th district, a source close to her family told independent publication Enterprise. Mondeguer studied cinema and worked as a communications manager at Studio Noma talent agency.


Valentin Ribet

A Parisian lawyer who studied in London was one of the first victims to be named: Valentin Ribet, 26, was at the Bataclan concert hall, according to the firm where he worked, Hogan Lovells.

The London School of Economics said Ribet graduated in 2014. He worked in the litigation team at Hogan Lovells, specializing in white-collar crime.

“He was a talented lawyer, extremely well liked, and a wonderful personality in the office,” Hogan Lovells said in a statement.

Lola Salines

Lola Salines, who worked with La Boucherie de Paris, a roller derby team, died in the attacks, according to her father, Georges Salines. He wrote earlier on Twitter that Salines was at the Bataclan.

Eric Thome

Eric Thome was killed at the Bataclan, his work partner Laurent Duvoux and other friends said on social media. Thome was art director of the graphic design company We Are Ted and also a photographer.

Mathieu Hoche

France 24 reported Sunday that one of its employees was killed in the attack at the concert hall. It said Mathieu Hoche, 37, was the father of a young child and a lover of rock music who had worked for the news network since 2006.

Amine Ibnolmobarak

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.

Thomas Ayad

One of them was Thomas Ayad, an international product manager for Mercury Records, Universal Music Group Chairman Lucian Grainge told staff in an email Billboard magazine obtained.

Grainge called it an “unspeakably appalling tragedy.”

Marie Mosser

Marie Mosser was another Universal employee. Her Twitter profile said she worked in digital marketing and communication.

Manu Perez

Manu Perez, a third Universal Music employee, died in the Bataclan attack with his girlfriend, Précilia Jessy Correia. He worked for the Group as a Marketing Project Manager, according to his LinkedIn page and the president of the company, Pascal Negro.

Negro posted a message on the company’s Facebook page, saying the “Universal Music family is in mourning.”

“Thomas, Marie, Manu. Our thoughts are with their families and friends. RIP.”

Rock group the Rolling Stones, which are signed to Universal, tweeted their condolences.

“Remembering Thomas, Marie and Manu at Universal, and all victims of the Paris massacre,” the post said.

Aurelie De Peretti

The sister of 33-year-old Aurelie De Peretti told The New York Times that she died at the Bataclan. She was fond of music and culture and had loved to draw ever since she was a child, Delphine De Peretti said.

Her father, Jean-Marie De Peretti, told CNN affiliate BFMTV he is devastated.

“I don’t feel any particular hatred,” he said. “I’m resigned. I’m resigned because, since the announcement of this tragic news … losing her … at the age of 33, it hurts. It hurts a lot.”

Cedric Mauduit, a council official in Calvados, a region in Normandy, was attending the concert with five friends when he was killed, according to the chairman of Calvados, Leonce Jean Dupont.

Calling Mauduit “one of our best employees,” he said, “our sadness is immense.”

Elodie Breuil

Another victim at the concert was Elodie Breuil, 23, her brother told Time magazine. Breuil was a design student at Ecole de Conde and marched with her mother in the rally that followed the Charlie Hebdo attack in January, her brother, Alexis Breuil, said.

Also killed at the Bataclan was Pierre Innocenti, according to Arash Derambarsh, a city councilor in Courbevoie.

Pierre Innocenti

Claire Camax, 34, died in the Paris attacks, her husband told local newspaper le Courrier des Yvelines. Camax worked as a graphic designer and had two children. She was with friends at the Bataclan when the attacks happened and her friends say she was lost in the melee.

Gregory Fosse

Grégory Fosse died at the Bataclan after being shot, the mayor of Gambais, France, announced after meeting with the family. Fosse, 28, grew up in Gambais. He worked as a music programmer at D17 in France.

Pierre-Antoine Henry was a professional engineer who worked in communications in the Paris area, his father told local media. Henry, 36, was a 2002 alumni of ESIEE, the school said on its Facebook page. He leaves behind a wife and two young children. He died at the Bataclan.

Noted geographer Matthieu Giroud was killed in the Paris attack, his employer, Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée said on Facebook. Matthieu Giroud was associate professor at the university and a noted critical geographer specializing in urban social change, according to a tribute by The Association of American Geographers. Giroud was 33 years old and a French national. He leaves behind a 3-year-old son and a wife, Aurélie, who is expecting their second child.

Nicolas Classeau, a father of three boys, died in the Bataclan attacks, his employer confirmed. Classeau was a French national. The Instituts Universitaires de Technologie (translated as University Institutes of Technology) held a memorial for Classeau. He worked there as a director

Fanny Minot died in the Paris attacks, her employer confirmed. Minot worked as a TV editor on the show “Le Supplement” and previously Le Petit Journal. Minot reportedly died at the Bataclan and was a big fan of music.

Married and a mother to a young son, Hélène Muyal, was killed, her family has confirmed on social media. Husband Antoine Leiris penned a tribute on Facebook that was shared more than 150,000 times. It addresses the attackers and tells them he will not be frightened and will not let their 17-month-old son grow up in fear of ISIS.

Ariane Theiller, 24, was an intern for French publisher Urban Comics, the company said on its Facebook page. Theiller had a degree in literature from Université de Strasbourg.

Djamila Houd

Djamila Houd, 41, was killed by gunfire in the Belle Equipe restaurant while attending a birthday party for one of the waitresses, her sister Claire told CNN. Houd died in the arms of her ex-husband, father to her child, and owner of the restaurant.

“If the people who did this attack were trying to destroy liberty, if they wanted to cut down true happiness, if they were trying to wipe away genuine smiles, they couldn’t have picked a better target than Djamila, because she was all of that.”

The Houd’s are of Algerian descent but are “100 percent French,” Claire said. Houd lived in Paris and worked at fashion design house, Isabael Marant.

“When she walked in a room, she lit it up,” Claire Tassadit Houd said. “She was beautiful, and she was timeless.”