Famous Ananda College Alumni People

Famous Ananda College Alumni

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List Criteria: People on this list must have gone to Ananda College and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Ananda College, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Ananda College include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Ananda College alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Ananda College are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Ananda College.

List is made up of graduates like Arjuna Ranatunga and Herbert Sri Nissanka.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Ananda College?” and “Which celebrities are Ananda College alumni?”
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    Field Marshal Gardihewa Sarath Chandralal Fonseka, RWP, RSP, VSV, USP, rcds, psc is a Sri Lankan military leader who was the first Sri Lankan Army officer to be promoted to the rank of Field Marshal. He was the eighteenth Commander of Sri Lankan Army, under his command Sri Lankan forces ended the ...more

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    • Profession: Politician, Soldier, Military Officer
    • Age: 65
    • Birthplace: Southern Province, Galle District, Ambalangoda, Eurasia, Sri Lanka
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    Rohitha Bogollagama is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Ananda College Alumni
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    Chandrasekera Rohitha Bandara Bogollagama is a Sri Lankan politician and the current Sri Lanka Freedom Party chief organiser for the Kotte Electorate. He had also served as the Cabinet Minister of Foreign Affairs from 28 January 2007 until he was defeated in the General Elections held on 8 April 2010, ...more

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    • Profession: Lawyer
    • Age: 61
    • Birthplace: North Western Province, Sri Lanka
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    N. M. Perera is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Ananda College Alumni
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    Nanayakkarapathirage Martin Perera, better known as Dr. N. M. Perera, was one of the leaders of the Sri Lankan Trotskyist Lanka Sama Samaja Party. He was the first Trotskyist to become a cabinet minister. more

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    • Profession: Politician
    • Age: Died at 74 (1905-1979)
    • Birthplace: Eurasia, Sri Lanka, Asia, South Asia
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    Malaka Dewapriya is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Ananda College Alumni
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    Malaka Dewapriya Sinhala: මාලක දේවප්‍රිය, IPA: is a Sri Lankan film maker, visual artist, Sri Lankan writer, Sinhala Radio Play writer, short film and video director . more

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    • Profession: Writer, Film Director
    • Age: 36
    • Birthplace: Eurasia, Sri Lanka, Asia, South Asia
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    Ranasinghe Hettiarachchige Tudor Edward Ranasinghe Gunasekara is a former Sri Lankan politician and diplomat. He was former Member of Parliament, District Minister for Gampaha in President JR Jayawardene's United National Party government. Later, he served as the first Sri Lanka Ambassador to Poland, ...more

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    • Profession: Politician, Diplomat
    • Age: 80
    • Birthplace: Colombo, Eurasia, Sri Lanka, Western Province, Colombo District
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    Arjuna Ranatunga is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Ananda College Alumni
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    Arjuna Ranatunga is a Sri Lankan politician, former international cricketer and cricket administrator. He served as the captain of the Sri Lankan cricket team for much of the 1990s, and the team won the 1996 Cricket World Cup under his leadership. He is appointed Minister of Ports and MP of the ...more

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    • Profession: Politician, Cricketer
    • Age: 52
    • Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka, Colombo District, Ceylon, South Asia, + more
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    Dullas Daham Kumara Alahapperuma is a Sri Lankan politician, former Cabinet Minister of Youth Affairs and Skills Development and a National List member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka. more

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    • Profession: Journalist
    • Age: 56
    • Birthplace: Sri Lanka
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    W. S. Karunaratne is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Ananda College Alumni
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    Wijesinghe Sugathadasa Karunaratne was a well known Buddhist scholar and a fiercely independent thinker. He was affectionately known by the Sri Lankan masses as "W.S." and as "The Don" by the academia. W.S. was born on 24 December 1928 in Katugastota, a small village in the Kandy district, Sri Lanka.more

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    • Profession: Diplomat
    • Age: Died at 58 (1928-1986)
    • Birthplace: Katugastota, Sri Lanka
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