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List of notable or famous diplomats from Sri Lanka, with bios and photos, including the top diplomats born in Sri Lanka and even some popular diplomats who immigrated to Sri Lanka. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Sri Lankan diplomats then this list is the perfect resource for you. These diplomats are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known diplomat from Sri Lanka is included when available.

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Sir Arunachalam Mahadeva, KCMG was a Sri Lankan, prominent colonial era legislator and diplomat. He was Minister of Home Affaires of the State Council and Ceylon's High Commissioner to India. The son of prominent leader Sir Ponnambalam Arunachalam, Arunachalam Mahadeva was educated, like his father, at the prestigious Royal College Colombo. He was elected as a member of the Legislative Council of Ceylon and to the State Council. He became the Home Minister when D. S. Senanayake became Leader of the House. From 1948 to 1950 he served as Ceylon's High Commissioner to India. His son was Deshamanya Baku Mahadeva and son-in-law was Professor T. Nadaraja. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 84 (1885-1969)

Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Sir George Claude Stanley Corea was a Sri Lankan politician and diplomat. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 68 (1894-1962)

Birthplace: Chilaw, Sri Lanka

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Sir Don Baron Jayatilaka was a Sri Lankan educationalist, statesmen and diplomat. He was Vice-President of the Legislative Council of Ceylon; the Minister for Home Affairs and Leader of the House of the State Council of Ceylon; and Representative of Government of Ceylon in New Delhi. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 76 (1868-1944)

Birthplace: Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

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Sir Edwin Aloysius Perera Wijeyeratne, KBE was a Sri Lankan politician, diplomat, and one of the founding members of United National Party. He was a Senator and Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs and Rural Development in the government of D.S.Senanayake. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 79 (1889-1968)

Birthplace: Sri Lanka

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