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Lazar Minkoff

Mr Lazar Minkoff, 21, a potter from Gumostnik (Gumoshtnik), Lovec (Lovech), Bulgaria, boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger. He was accompanied by fellow inhabitants of his home village: Lailio Jonkoff, Peju Colcheff, Marin Markoff, Stoytcho Mionoff, Penko Naidenoff, Nedialco Petroff and Ilia Stoytcheff. To reach his destination Coon Rapids, Iowa, Mr Minkoff bought ticket number 349211 for £7 17s 11d.

Minkoff died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified. At the cemetery of Gumoshtnik a stone was erected to commemorate of the men.

Titanic Passenger Summary

Name: Mr Lazar Minkoff
Born: circa.1891
Age: 21 years (Male)
Nationality: Bulgarian
Last Residence: in Goumoshtnik, Bulgaria
Occupation: Potter
Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
Ticket No. 349211, £7 17s 11d
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912)
Body Not Recovered

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References and Sources

Harro Hess, Manfred Hessel (1999), Titanic, Das Handbuch, Herbig München
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
Marriages, births, deaths and injuries that have occurred on board during the voyage (PRO London, BT 100/259-260)

Research Articles

Brian Hartig Titanica! (2013) Titanic's Bulgarian Links
The Story of the Bulgarians on Titanic; how they emigrated and the Bulgarian emigration environment existent around the turn of the 19th Century
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Encyclopedia Titanica (2015) Lazar Minkoff (ref: #1032, last updated: 23rd September 2015, accessed 20th October 2021 15:21:31 PM)
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