Don Stephen Senanayake
Don Stephen Senanayake, PC (Sinhala: දොන් ස්ටීවන් සේනානායක; 20 October 1883 – 22 March 1952) was the first Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. He emerged as the leader of the Sri Lankan independence move...
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Anura Bandaranaike
Anura Priyadarshi Solomon Dias Bandaranaike (February 15, 1949 – March 16, 2008) was a Sri Lankan politician, served as Speaker (2000–2001), and in several cabinet ministries as Foreign Minister...
Tyronne Fernando
Tyronne Fernando PC (Sinhala:ටිරොන් ෆර්නැන්ඩො) (8 August 1941 – 26 February 2008) was a Sri Lankan politician who served as Foreign Minister from 2001 until 2004.
Fernando was born on August 8, 19...
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Rohitha Bogollagama
Chandrasekera Rohitha Bandara Bogollagama (born 6 August 1954) (known as Rohitha Bogollagama) (Sinhala: රෝහිත බෝගොල්ලාගම, Tamil: ரோகித போகோல்லாகம) is a Sri Lankan politician and the current Sri La...
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Abdul Cader Shahul Hameed
Abdul Cader Shahul Hameed (10 April 1927 – 3 September 1999) was a Sri Lankan diplomat and prominent political figure.
Minister of External Affairs (Sri Lanka)
The Minister of Foreign Affairs is an appointment in the Cabinet of Sri Lanka who is responsible for overseeing the international diplomacy of the Government of Sri Lanka. The post was first created i...
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John Kotelawala
General Sir John Lionel Kotelawala, CH KBE KStJ PC (Sinhala: ශ්‍රිමත් ජොන් ලයනල් කොතලාවල; 4 April 1895 – 2 October 1980) was a Sri Lankan soldier and politician, most notable for se...
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Ministry of External Affairs and Defence
The Ministry of External Affairs and Defence was a ministry of the Government of Ceylon that conducted and managed all of Ceylon's relations with other countries and its military matters from 1947 to ...
Harold Herath
Deshabandu James Edward Herath Herald known as Harold Herath was a senior Sri Lankan politician and Cabinet Minister. Herath was most notably Minister of Foreign Affairs under President Ranasinghe Pre...
Dudley Senanayake
Dudley Shelton Senanayake (Sinhala: ඩඩ්ලි ශෙල්ටන් සේනානායක; 19 June 1911 – 13 April 1973) was a Ceylonese (now Sri Lanka) politician, who became the second Prime Minister of Ceylon and went on to ...
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Lakshman Kadirgamar
Sri Lankabhimanya Lakshman Kadirgamar PC (Tamil: லக்ஷமன் கதிர்காமர்,Sinhala: ලක්ශමන් කදිර්ගාමර්;12 April 1932 – 12 August 2005) was a Sri Lankan Tamil diplomat, politician and a lawyer. He se...
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G. L. Peiris
Gamini Lakshman Peiris (Sinhala:ගාමීණි ලක්ශ්මන් පීරිස්) (born 13 August 1946) (known as G. L. Peiris) is a Sri Lankan politician and academic. Former Cabinet Minister of External Affairs and member of...
Wijeyananda Dahanayake
Wijeyananda Dahanayaka (Sinhala: විජෙයානන්ද දහනායක; 22 October 1902 – 4 May 1997) was a Sri Lankan political figure. He was the Prime Minister of Ceylon from 1959 to 1960.
He was born as a twi...
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S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike
Solomon West Ridgeway Dias Bandaranaike (Sinhala: සොලමන් වෙස්ට් රිජ්වේ ඩයස් බණ්ඩාරනායක,Tamil: சாலமன் வெஸ்ட் ரிட்ஜ்வே டயஸ் பண்டாரநாயக்கா; 8 January 1899 – 26 September 1959) frequently referred...
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Ranjan Wijeratne
General Ranjan Wijeratne (4 April 1931 – 2 March 1991) was the former Sri Lankan Cabinet Minister of foreign affairs, Minister of State for defence (deputy defence minister) and Minister of plantation...
Sirimavo Bandaranaike
Sirima Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike (Sinhala: සිරිමා රත්වත්තේ ඩයස් බණ්ඩාරනායක, Tamil: சிறிமா ரத்வத்தே டயஸ் பண்டாரநாயக்கே; 17 April 1916 – 10 October 2000), commonly known as Sirimavo Bandaranaik...
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Mangala Samaraweera
Mangala Pinsiri Samaraweera (Sinhala:මංගල පින්සිරි සමරවීර Tamil:மங்கள சமரவீர; [mˈʌŋgɘlɘ pinsiri sˈʌmɘrɘviːrɘ ]; born April 21, 1956), better known as Mangala Samaraweera, is a Sri Lankan politician wh...
Junius Richard Jayewardene
Junius Richard Jayewardene (Sinhala: ජුනියස් රිචඩ් ජයවර්ධන,Tamil: ஜூனியஸ் ரிச்சட் ஜயவர்தனா; 17 September 1906 – 1 November 1996), famously abbreviated in Sri Lanka as JR, was the leader of Sri...
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