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Avetik Hovhannesi Sahakian (Armenian: Աւետիք Սահակեան; 1863–1933), also known as Father Abraham, was an Armenian politician, the Parliamentary President (speaker) of the First Republic of Armenia in 1918–19, the social security minister and member of ARF Dashnaktsutiun Eastern Bureau. He was also known as agricultural scientist.
|Chairman of the Parliament of Armenia|
1 August 1918 – 1 August 1919
|Preceded by||Serop Zakaryan|
|Succeeded by||Avetis Aharonian|
|Minister of Welfare (Public Assistance) and Labour of Armenia|
10 August 1919 – 31 October 1920
|Preceded by||Hovhannes Ter-Mikaelyan|
|Succeeded by||Artashes Babalian|
Jalaloghly, Tiflis Governorate, Russian Empire (present-day Stepanavan, Armenia)
|Died||1933 (aged 69–70)|
|Political party||Armenian Revolutionary Federation|
Sahakian was born in Jalaloghly, Tiflis Governorate (present-day Stepanavan, Armenia). He was included in Western Armenian liberation activities (since 1898) and ARF Caucasian project. After Armenia became a Soviet republic, Avetik Sahakian was among the members of the A.R.F. who moved to Tabriz and afterwards lived in exile.
- Nersisian, Ashot. Aprogh herosner: Avetik Sahakian, Yerevan, 2004 (in Armenian)
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