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Names of 12 Charlie Hebdo victims released

Here are the names and occupations of the 12 victims of the Charlie Hebdo shooting, via The Guardian:

Stephane Charbonnier, or Charb, the 47-year-old artist and publisher of the magazine

Jean Cabut, or Cabu, the 76-year-old lead cartoonist who received the Legion of Honor in 2005

Georges Wolinski, an 80-year-old Tunisian-born artist

Bernard Verlhac, or Tignous, a 57-year-old member of the group Cartoonists for Peace

Bernard Maris, known as Uncle Bernard, a 68-year-old economist and columnist for the magazine

Phillipe Honore, or Honore, a 73-year-old cartoonist whose last cartoon was tweeted out by the magazine just minutes before the attack

Michel Renaud, a former journalist visiting the office

Mustapha Ourrad, a copy editor for the magazine

Elsa Cayat, an analyst and columnist for the magazine

Frederic Boisseau, building maintenance worker

Franck Brinsolaro, a 49-year-old policeman who was head of Charb's security detail

Merabet Ahmad, a 42-year-old police officer and French Muslim