Dimitrios Andrikopoulos-Boukaouris

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Dimitrios Andrikopoulos-Boukaouris
Δημήτριος Ανδρικόπουλος-Μπουκαούρης
16th Mayor of Patras
1883-1887
Born 1867
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Died 1948
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Nationality Flag of Greece Greek
Occupation politician, mayor of Patras

Dimitrios Andrikopoulos-Boukaouris (Greek: Δημήτριος Ανδρικόπουλος-Μπουκαούρης) (1867-1948) was a Greek politician of Achaea and a mayor of Patras.

He was born in Patras and is a descendant of the famous political family. The Boukaouris was the name of his nother which other because it was the historic family with a large portion of independence and in political life. He studied law and taught with politicals as a judge.

He was first elected as mayor in 1914 in the first elections which happened with the voting system, he remained mayor until 1925, he did not ran from August 1, until . He brought electricity to the city and knew the municipal uses while World War I eased the factory works and closed the municipal electric and manufacturing factories. In the continuation of electricity, it brought the same industrialists from their rights on electric power which had in their factory. It brought the exploitation of the Glafkos river in 1922 and finished in 1925 with a lot of obstacles in many political changes. The main proposal happened and was accepted by Eleftherios Venizelos, later by Dimitrios Gounaris and finally Andreas Michalakopoulos which concluded new fundings and the agreement which made the construction of the product and sojourn of electric power. In the auctions counciled a Greek and twelve foreign companies. The hiring which made by the raising of the Insanity Refuge.

He died in Patras in 1948.

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  • The first version of the article is translated and is based from the article at the Greek Wikipedia (el:Main Page)
Preceded by
Dimitrios Votsis
Mayor of Patras
February 10, 1914 - August 1, 1920
Succeeded by
Georgios Triantis
Preceded by
Georgios Topalis
Mayor of Patras
November 6, 1920 - December 1, 1925
Succeeded by
Ioannis Vlachos