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Naïm Kattan

Birthplace: Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq
Death: July 02, 2021 (92)
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Nessim Kattan and Hela Hilayee Kattan
Husband of Gaetane Laniel
Partner of Annie Goldmann
Father of Private
Brother of Ketty Moallem; Albert Kattan; Violet Zilka and Private

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About Naïm Kattan

Naïm Kattan was an award-winning author of over fifty books, translated in ten languages. He was an officer of the Order of Canada, knight of the Order of Québec, officer of the French “Ordre des Arts et Lettres” and knight of the Légion d’honneur.

The writer’s son, Emmanuel Kattan, a Columbia University professor, said that, although his father had spent his last couple of years in Paris, his wish was to be buried in Montreal “in the country that welcomed him more than 60 years ago.

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Naïm Kattan's Timeline

August 26, 1928
Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq
July 2, 2021
Age 92
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France