Diederik van Domburg
Diederik van Domburg (15 October 1685, Utrecht - 7 June 1736, Colombo) was the 23rd Governor of Zeylan during the Dutch period in Ceylon. He was appointed in 27 January 1734 and was Governor until 7 J...
Abdulla Hameed
Abdulla Hameed is a Maldivian politician who was Minister of Atolls during the administration of his brother Maumoon Abdul Gayoom. Hameed was the Speaker of the Majlis until 2004. Hameed is currently ...
Charles Justin MacCarthy
Charles Justin MacCarthy (b. 1820 - d. 1864) was the 12th Governor of British Ceylon and the 12th Accountant General and Controller of Revenue. He was appointed in 22 October 1860 and was Governor unt...
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Alexander Khloponin
Alexander Gennadyevich Khloponin (Russian: Алекса́ндр Генна́дьевич Хлопо́нин) was born on March 6, 1965 in Colombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). Khloponin was the governor of Krasnoyarsk Krai in Sibe...
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Chauncey W. West
Chauncey Walker West (February 6, 1827 – January 9, 1870) was a Mormon pioneer and was a leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in Utah Territory. He was among the firs...
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Koreans in Sri Lanka
There are roughly 782 Koreans in Sri Lanka, according to the 2013 statistics of South Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade).
The number of Koreans in Sri Lanka was recorded at 854 in 2009...
John Scudder, Sr.
Rev. Dr. John Scudder, Sr. (September 3, 1793 - January 13, 1855), M.D., D.D., founded the first Western Medical Mission in Asia at Ceylon and later became the first American medical missionary in Ind...
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Stephanus Versluys
Stephanus Versluijs or Versluys (20 August 1694, Middelburg - 27 February 1736, Batavia, Dutch East Indies) was the 21st Governor during the Dutch Ceylon.Versluijs was the son of Adriana de Muncq and ...
Graeme Thomson
Sir Graeme Thomson G.C.M.G. K.C.B. (1875–1933) was a British civil servant in the Admiralty, who served as a colonial civil servant and then governor in several British colonies.
Graeme Thomson wa...
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Jacobus de Wet
Jacobus Petrus de Wet (25 August 1838 - 19 April 1900) was the 15th Chief Justice of Ceylon. He was appointed on 31 May 1882 succeeding Richard Cayley and was Chief Justice until 29 May 1883. He was s...
Niva Ta'auso
Niva Ta'auso is a Samoan New Zealand rugby union player. His position is Centre. He plays for Counties-Manukau in the Air New Zealand Cup. He also turns out for Sri Lankan Rugby Union Side Havelocks S...
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Sidney Abrahams
Sir Sidney Solomon Abrahams Kt KC (11 February 1885 – 14 May 1957), nicknamed Solly, was a British Olympic athlete and 26th Chief Justice of Ceylon (Sri Lanka). He was the older brother of famed Olymp...