NameConstantine (Michael) Basili
Birth1809, Constantinople, Turkey/Byzantium
Death23 Feb 1884, St Petersburg, Russia
OccupationDiplomat.
Note 1Worked in the Imperial Russian Foreign Office from 1830. Russian Consul (1838-44) and Consul-General (1844-53) in Syria and Palestine. Represented Russia at the 1856 Paris Peace Conference. Commissioner in Wallachia and Moldavia (1856-1859).
Note 2Sturdza calls the Basili ‘Vassiliou’. Established in Odessa 1860. Director of the Banque Agricole de Kherson. Author of several works on the ‘Oriental Question’. Recorded 1871 in the list of the Odessa and Kishinev nobility.
FatherMichael Basili or Vassiliou (?-?)
MotherSmaragda (Scarlatos) Sevastopoulos (1771-?)
Other spouses---- [Basili]
Marriageabt 1843, Odessa, Ukraine
SpouseMargarita Handjery, 8G Granddaughter
Birthabt 1823, Odessa, Ukraine
Deathabt 1850, Beirut
Note 1Her surname may be Drossinos-Handjery. Adopted by her uncle Telemachus Handjery. Her portrait appears in Sturdza’s ‘Les Grandes Familles de Grèce...’
Father--- Drossinos (?-?)
Children
1 FMargarita (Constantine) Basili, 9G Granddaughter
Birth?
Death1906, Athens, Greece/Hellenes
Marriage1871
ChildrenZoë (Manuel) (1872-1878)
 Antony (Manuel) (1874-1913)
 Smaragda (Manuel) (1875-1946)
 Maria (Manuel) (1876-1971)
 Constantine (Manuel) (1877-1896)
 Wilhelm (Manuel) (1880-1890)
 Sophie (Manuel) (1881-1972)
 Irene (Manuel) (1883-?)
 Catherine (Manuel) (1885-1958)
 Michael (Manuel) (1881-1958)
 Eleni (Manuel) (1888-1972)
 Olga (Manuel) (1891-1980)
Birth14 Jan 1846, Beirut
Death28 Jul 1902, St Petersburg, Russia
Marriage24 Apr 1882, Paris, France
Divorce?
ChildrenNicolas (Alexander) (1883-~1966)
3 FEuphrosyne (Constantine) Basili, 9G Granddaughter
Birthabt 1848
Deathabt 1925, Belgium
Marriage?
4 FMaria (Constantine) Basili, 9G Granddaughter
Birth?
Death?
Marriage?
ChildrenConstantine (Alexandre) (?-1919)
Birth?
Death?
6 F---- (Constantine) Basili, 9G Granddaughter
Birth?
Death? , Territet, Switzerland, ?
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