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List of famous alumni from St. Joseph's College, Colombo, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from St. Joseph's College, Colombo include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished St. Joseph's College, Colombo alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended St. Joseph's College, Colombo 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 St. Joseph's College, Colombo.

Ranasinghe Premadasa and A. E. Goonesinha are included on this list along with many more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to St. Joseph's College, Colombo?” and “Which celebrities are St. Joseph's College, Colombo alumni?”
Ranasinghe Premadasa is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous St. Joseph's College, Colombo Alumni
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Sri Lankabhimanya Ranasinghe Premadasa was the 3rd President of Sri Lanka from 2 January 1989 to 1 May 1993. Before that, he served as the Prime Minister in the government headed by J. R. Jayewardene from 6 February 1978 to 1 January 1989. He was assassinated in Colombo in a suicide bombing, by the LTTE. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 69 (1924-1993)

Birthplace: Colombo, Eurasia, Sri Lanka, Western Province, Colombo District

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G. G. Ponnambalam is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous St. Joseph's College, Colombo Alumni
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Ganapathipillai Gangaser Ponnambalam, QC, known as G.G. Ponnambalam, was a Sri Lankan Tamil politician in Ceylon, during the British colonial and post era independence. He founded the first Sri Lankan Tamil political party, the All Ceylon Tamil Congress. Ponnambalam stood for the principle of minority representation. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 76 (1901-1977)

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Oswald Gomis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous St. Joseph's College, Colombo Alumni
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Oswald Gomis

Oswald Thomas Colman Gomis is the former Roman Catholic Archbishop of Colombo and he is the current Chancellor of the University of Colombo. Msgr. Gomis' previous post was as the Bishop of Anuradhapura having been appointed in 1996. He was also the Auxiliary Bishop of Colombo from 1968 to 1996. He formally relinquished office and retired on 5 August 2009. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 85

Birthplace: Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

A. Ekanayake Gunasinha is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous St. Joseph's College, Colombo Alumni
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Alexander Ekanayake Gunasinha was a pioneering trade union leader known as the "Father of the Labour Movement" in Sri Lanka. He was the founder of the Ceylon Labor Party, Sri Lanka's first labour organisation and former Mayor of Colombo. A. E. Gunasinha also served as the Minister without portfolio, Minister of State and Chief Government Whip in the First Parliament of Sri Lanka. He was an alumnus of Dharmaraja College, Kandy and St. Joseph's College, Colombo. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 76 (1891-1967)

Birthplace: Kandy, Sri Lanka

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