Mr Ortin Zakarian

Mr Ortin Zakarian, 27, from what was in 1912 Turkish occupied Armenia, was a Christian, and after Turkish Muslims renewed an ongoing vendetta against Christians, Zakarian and several of his compatriots, Neshan Krekorian, Orsen Sirayanian, Mapriededer Zakarian and David Vartunian decided to flee the country and emigrate to Canada.

Zakarian boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as a third clas passenger (ticket number 2670, £7 4s 6d).

He lost his life in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified


  1. He is sometimes listed as "Artun Zakarian" or "Artin Zakarian".

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