Marcus Vinicius Macedo Cysneiros


Age: 41

Brazilian U.N. peacekeeper and military staff officer serving in the Office of the Commander in Brasilia as part of the 11th Brazilian Contingent Mission with the 1st Peaceleeping Force Infantry Battalion (Brabatt) deployed to the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) since July 2009 who was among one of more than 150 Brazilian foreigners reported missing and presumed dead following the catastrophic 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Haiti that killed approximately 316,000 people and injured over 250,000 others during a series of severe aftershocks, which caused major damages to at least 30,000 commercial buildings and destroyed much of the Caribbean island's infrastructure region becoming one of the most powerful earthquakes to strike the country in 200 years.

Cause of Death: Killed during an earthquake

Born: September 11, 1968

Died: January 12, 2010

Port-au-Prince, Haiti