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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    Herbert Sri Nissanka is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Ananda College Alumni
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    Herbert Sri Nissanka, KC was a Ceylonese lawyer and statesmen. Elected to the first post independence parliament, he was one of the founding members of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party. more

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    • Profession: Lawyer
    • Birthplace: Eurasia, Sri Lanka, Asia, South Asia
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    Curuppumullage Jinarajadasa is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Ananda College Alumni
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    Curuppumullage Jinarajadasa was an author, occultist, freemason and theosophist. The fourth president of the Theosophical Society, Jinarajadasa's interests and writings included religion, philosophy, literature, art, science and occult chemistry. He was also a rare linguist, who had the ability to work ...more

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    • Age: Died at 78 (1875-1953)
    • Birthplace: Sri Lanka
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    Imiya Mudiyanselage Raphael Abhayawansa Iriyagolla was a Sri Lankan politician. more

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    • Profession: Politician
    • Birthplace: Eurasia, Sri Lanka, Asia, South Asia
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    Karu Jayasuriya is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Ananda College Alumni
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    Deshabandu Karu Jayasuriya is the current Cabinet Minister of Buddha Sasana, Public Administration, Democratic Governance and chairman of the Leadership Council of the United National Party, the main Opposition party of Sri Lanka and former deputy Leader of the United National Party, and Ex Cabinet ...more

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    • Profession: Politician, Diplomat
    • Age: 75
    • Birthplace: Sri Lanka
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    Premakeerthi de Alwis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Ananda College Alumni
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    Samaraweera Mudalige Don Premakeerthi de Alwis was a Sri Lankan radio and television broadcaster and lyricist. He was assassinated during the 1987–89 JVP Insurrection. more

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    • Profession: Lyricist, Broadcaster, TV Personality
    • Age: Died at 42 (1947-1989)
    • Birthplace: Sri Lanka
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    Dingiri Banda Welagedera also known as D. B. Welagedera was the Minister of Plan Implementation and a former Member of Parliament representing Kurunegala District. Welagedera served as the 1st Governor of North Central Province. He was appointed on May 1988 and was Governor until May 1989. He was ...more

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    • Birthplace: Polgahawela, Sri Lanka
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    Vikramabahu Karunaratne is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Ananda College Alumni
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    Vikramabahu Karunaratne is a Sri Lankan politician and he contested for the Sri Lankan presidential election. more

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    • Profession: Politician
    • Age: 72
    • Birthplace: Lunugala, Sri Lanka
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    Sunanda Mahendra

    Sunanda Mahendra is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Ananda College Alumni
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    Sunanda Mahendra’s Ogha Tharanaya won the State Literary Award for the best Sinhala poetry collection, 2006. Many poems from the collection are now translated into English. He has won the State Literary Award for the best original play script, the best research work and the best two Sinhala novels. He ...more

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    • Age: 77
    • Birthplace: Sri Lanka

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