List of Deshamanya winners from every year the award has been given out. All Deshamanya winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Deshamanya award are listed along with photos for every Deshamanya winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Deshamanya award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Deshamanya are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Deshamanya winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Deshamanya winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Deshamanya winners of all time. Anybody who won the Deshamanya usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Deshamanya-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Deshamanya, so most of the famous Deshamanya winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Deshamanya?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You're able to copy this factual list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share with your friends. List items include Nandadasa Kodagoda, D.S. Attygalle and more. (26 items)
A. H. Sheriffdeen
Deshamanya A. H. Sheriffdeen is a Sri Lankan Surgeon, academic and voluntary worker.
Deshamanya Marhoom Al Haj Mohammed Abdul Bakeer Markar (12 May 1917 – 10 September 1997) was a Sri Lankan politician. He was the Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka and Governor of the ...more
Deshamanya Robin Bradman Weerakoon, CCS (born 20 October 1930) is a Sri Lankan civil servant. As a senior bureaucrat of the Sri Lankan government, he served nine Sri Lankan heads of state in a ...more
General Deshamanya Joseph Everard Denis Perera, VSV, FCMI, ndc, psc, SLE (10 October 1930 – 11 August 2013) was a Sri Lankan General, military engineer and a diplomat who served as Commander of ...more
Doreen Young Wickremasinghe
Doreen Wickremasinghe (née Young; 1907 - 29 May 2000) was a British leftist who became a prominent Communist politician in Sri Lanka and a Member of Parliament (MP). She was one of the ...more
E. L. B. Hurulle
Deshamanya Edwin Loku Bandara Hurulle was a Sri Lankan Member of Parliament, diplomat and Provincial Governor who served as Cabinet Minister of Communications in Prime Minister Dudley ...more
Don Harold Stassen Jayawardena (born 17 August 1942 in Ja-Ela, Sri Lanka), widely known as Harry Jayawardena, is a Sri Lankan business magnate and investor. He is currently chairman of ...more
James Peter Obeyesekere III
Deshamanya James Peter Obeyesekere III (14 July 1915 – 23 October 2007) was a Sri Lankan politician and aviator. A Senator, he was also a Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and
Deshamanya Kandiah (Ken) Balendra (born 1940) is a Sri Lankan corporate leader and executive, who holds and has held many corporate positions in Sri Lanka and the region. He served as the first ...more
Deshmanya Deshabandu Jeewaka Lalith Bhupendra Kotelawala is a Sri Lankan businessman, who was the chairman of Ceylinco Consolidated and also was the founding chairman of Seylan Bank. He was ...more
Deshamanya Mahesh Amalean (born 4 April 1955) is a Sri Lankan engineer and industrialist. He is the current Chairman of MAS Holdings.
Deshamanya Neville T. D. Kanakaratna is a Sri Lankan lawyer, diplomat and scholar, who was the former Governor of the Southern Province. He was the Sri Lankan Ambassador to the United States and ...more
Air Chief Marshal Deshamanya Paddy Mendis MBIM, idc, psc, SLAF (born 1933) was the fourth Commander of the Royal Ceylon Air Force from 1971 to 1976.
Deshamanya Radhika Coomaraswamy (born 17 September 1953)is a Sri Lankan lawyer, diplomat and human rights advocate who served as the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, Special ...more
Major General Deshamanya Alexander Richard Udugama, MBE (11 November 1911 – 14 May 1995) was a Sri Lankan military leader, politician and diplomat. Former Army Commander (1964–1966), he was ...more
General Deshamanya Don Sepala Attygalle, LVO, idc, psc, SLAC (1922 – January 2001) was a Sri Lankan military leader, civil servant and diplomat. The longest serving Commander of the Sri Lankan ...more
Deshamanya Dr Vernon Loraine Benjamin Mendis (5 December 1925 – 23 June 2010) was a prominent Sri Lankan diplomat, who served as the United Nations' Special Envoy to the Middle East. He is ...more