Aristeides Basiakos

Aristides Basiakos (or Aristeidis Bassiakos) of Evangelos (17 July 1902 – 29 June 1981[1]) was a Greek lawyer and politician. He served for years as an MP for the region of Boeotia and Governor-General of Northern Greece in the 1947 Sofoulis cabinet.

Aristeides Basiakos
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Governor-General of Northern Greece
In office
19 September 1947 – 7 May 1948
Prime MinisterThemistoklis Sofoulis
Preceded byKonstantinos Rodopoulos
Succeeded byKonstantinos Korozos
MP of the Hellenic Parliament
In office
5 March 1933 – 4 August 1936
In office
31 March 1946 – 5 March 1950
In office
29 October 1961 – 3 November 1963
Personal details
Born(1902-07-17)17 July 1902
Thebes, Greece
Died29 June 1981(1981-06-29) (aged 78)
Thebes, Greece
RelativesEvangelos Basiakos (nephew)
Athanasios-Aristeides Basiakos (nephew)
ProfessionLawyer
Aristeides Basiakos with the 37th President of the United States, Richard M. Nixon in Thessaloniki (30 September 1947)

BiographyEdit

Born in Thebes.[2] He studied and practiced law.

He was elected for the first time as MP in the Fourth National Assembly at Argos.[3] In the 1933 Greek legislative election and the 1936 Greek legislative election he was elected MP of Attica and Boeotia with the People's Party.[3]

He was re-elected as MP for Attica and Boeotia in the 1946 Greek legislative election and in 1961 Greek legislative election with the National Radical Union.[4]

He served as Governor-General of Northern Greece in the 1947 Sofoulis cabinet from 19 September 1947 until 7 May 1948.[5]

His brother, Athanasios Basiakos was married to Aikaterini Basiakou, who died in October 2013.[6]

His nephew, Evangelos Basiakos, later became MP with New Democracy. He served as Minister for Agricultural Development and Food in the First Cabinet of Kostas Karamanlis from 2004 to 2007.[7] He had a son with Vikentia Syropoulou, Athanasios-Aristides Basiakos, who took the name of Aristides Basiakos for honorary and historical reasons.[8]

He died on 29 June 1981 and his funeral took place the next day in the Church of Saint George in Thebes.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.caas.gr/authority/%CE%9C%CF%80%CE%B1%CF%83%CE%B9%CE%AC%CE%BA%CE%BF%CF%82_%CE%91%CF%81%CE%B9%CF%83%CF%84%CE%B5%CE%AF%CE%B4%CE%B7%CF%82_%CE%95_(1902-1981)-51e983a3d36a368b0200312e.html[dead link]
  2. ^ Λήμμα[dead link] στην Εγκυκλοπαίδεια "Επιστήμη και Ζωή" (ψηφ. έκδοση), ανάκτηση 13 Ιουνίου 2015.
  3. ^ a b Μητρώο Γερουσιαστών και Βουλευτών 1929–1974 Βουλή των Ελλήνων, Εθνικό Τυπογραφείο, 1977 (σελ. 33, αρ. 282).
  4. ^ Μητρώο Γερουσιαστών και Βουλευτών 1929–1974 Βουλή των Ελλήνων, Εθνικό Τυπογραφείο, 1977 (σελ. 81, αρ. 729).
  5. ^ ""Κυβέρνησις Θεμιστοκλέους Σοφούλη Από 7.9.1947 έως 18.11.1948"". Γενική Γραμματεία της Κυβέρνησης. Retrieved 13 June 2015.
  6. ^ "Η ΕΞΟΔΙΟΣ ΑΚΟΛΟΥΘΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΜΗΤΕΡΑΣ ΤΟΥ ΒΟΥΛΕΥΤΗ ΒΟΙΩΤΙΑΣ Κ. ΕΥΑΓΓΕΛΟΥ ΜΠΑΣΙΑΚΟΥ , ΑΙΚΑΤΕΡΙΝΗΣ ΜΠΑΣΙΑΚΟΥ". Βοιωτικό Περισκόπιο. 19 October 2013. Retrieved 13 June 2015.
  7. ^ "Γεμάτη "γνώριμα" ονόματα η νέα Βουλή". naftemporiki.gr. 29 January 2015. Retrieved 13 June 2015.
  8. ^ "Μπασιάκος Ευάγγελος". vouliwatch – Δυναμώνουμε τη Δημοκρατία. Retrieved 11 May 2021.
  9. ^ Απογευματινή, Κοινωνικά. 30 June 1981, σελ. 17.