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List of famous politicians from Sri Lanka, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Sri Lanka politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Sri Lanka politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Sri Lanka and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Sri Lanka, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan and E. W. Perera are included on this list.

You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of Sri Lanka in order to get more information about each one.

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A. Amirthalingam is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
A. Amirthalingam Died at 62 (1927-1989)

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A. D. Champika Premadasa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
A. D. Champika Premadasa age 69

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A. Ekanayake Gunasinha is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
A. Ekanayake Gunasinha Died at 76 (1891-1967)

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A. H. M. Azwer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka

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A. H. M. Fowzie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
A. H. M. Fowzie age 80

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A. L. Abdul Majeed is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
A. L. Abdul Majeed Died at 55 (1932-1987)

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A. L. M. Athaullah is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
A. L. M. Athaullah age 60

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A. P. Jagath Pushpakumara is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
A. P. Jagath Pushpakumara age 54

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A. R. M. Abdul Cader is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka

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Abeyratne Ratnayaka is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Abeyratne Ratnayaka

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Ahmed Hussain Macan Markar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Ahmed Hussain Macan Markar Died at 92 (1893-1985)

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Ajith Nivard Cabraal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Ajith Nivard Cabraal age 63

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Amara Piyaseeli Ratnayake is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Amara Piyaseeli Ratnayake

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Anil Moonesinghe is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Anil Moonesinghe Died at 75 (1927-2002)

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Anura Bandaranaike is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Anura Bandaranaike Died at 59 (1949-2008)

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Anura Priyadharshana Yapa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka

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Anuruddha Ratwatte is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Anuruddha Ratwatte Died at 73 (1938-2011)

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Arjuna Ranatunga is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka

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Arumugam Thondaman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Arumugam Thondaman age 53

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Arunachalam Mahadeva is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Arunachalam Mahadeva Died at 84 (1885-1969)

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Asoka Girihagama is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Asoka Girihagama age 59

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Asoka Karunaratne is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Asoka Karunaratne Died at 72 (1916-1988)

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Athauda Seneviratne is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka

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Athula Wijesinghe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka

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Athuraliye Rathana Thero is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Athuraliye Rathana Thero

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Bandula Gunawardane is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Bandula Gunawardane age 64

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Basheer Segu Dawood is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Basheer Segu Dawood age 57

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Basil Rajapaksa is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka

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Buddhika Kurukularatne is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka

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C. B. Rathnayake is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
C. B. Rathnayake age 59

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C. W. W. Kannangara is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
C. W. W. Kannangara Died at 85 (1884-1969)

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Chamal Rajapaksa is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka

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Chandima Weerakkody is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka

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Chandrani Bandara Jayasinghe is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Chandrani Bandara Jayasinghe age 55

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Chandrasiri Gajadeera is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Chandrasiri Gajadeera age 71

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Chandrika Kumaratunga is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka

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Claude Corea is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Claude Corea Died at 68 (1894-1962)

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Colvin R. de Silva is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Colvin R. de Silva Died at 80 (1907-1987)

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Cyril de Zoysa is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Cyril de Zoysa Died at 82 (1896-1978)

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D. A. Rajapaksa is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
D. A. Rajapaksa Died at 61 (1906-1967)

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D. E. W. Gunasekera is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
D. E. W. Gunasekera age 82

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D. M. Jayaratne is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
D. M. Jayaratne age 86

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D. M. Swaminathan is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
D. M. Swaminathan age 72

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D.S. Senanayake is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
D.S. Senanayake Died at 70 (1882-1952)

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Daya Perera is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Daya Perera

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Dayasiri Jayasekara is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Dayasiri Jayasekara age 48

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Dayasritha Thissera is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Dayasritha Thissera age 51

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Dharmasena Attygalle is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Dharmasena Attygalle age 92

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Dilan Perera is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Dilan Perera age 55

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Dimuthu Bandara Abayakoon is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Politicians from Sri Lanka
Dimuthu Bandara Abayakoon age 46