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List Rules People on this list must have gone to University of Peradeniya and be of some renown.

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

List is made up of many different graduates, including Gamini Haththotuwegama and Dayan Jayatilleka.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Peradeniya?” and “Which celebrities are University of Peradeniya alumni?”
Gamini Haththotuwegama is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Peradeniya Alumni
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Gamini Kalyanadarsha Haththotuwegama was a Sri Lankan playwright, director, actor, critic and educator. He was widely known as the father of Sri Lanka's modern street theatre. He was among the most influential directors of post-independent Sri Lanka. ...more

Age: Died at 70 (1939-2009)

Birthplace: Galle, Sri Lanka

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W. S. Karunaratne is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Peradeniya Alumni
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Wijesinghe Sugathadasa Karunaratne was a well known Buddhist scholar and a fiercely independent thinker. He was affectionately known by the Sri Lankan masses as "W.S." and as "The Don" by the academia. W.S. was born on 24 December 1928 in Katugastota, a small village in the Kandy district, Sri ...more

Age: Died at 58 (1928-1986)

Birthplace: Katugastota, Sri Lanka

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Dharmasena Pathiraja is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Peradeniya Alumni
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Dharmasena Pathiraja is a Sri Lankan film director and screenwriter. ...more

Age: 74

Birthplace: Sri Lanka

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Ranjit Uyangoda


Ranjit Uyangoda is a Sri Lankan diplomat who served as Sri Lankan Ambassador to Japan and is now Sri Lankan Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China. ...more

Birthplace: Kandy, Sri Lanka