Famous People Who Died in Sri Lanka

List of famous people who died in Sri Lanka, with photos when available. These notable Sri Lanka deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in Sri Lanka, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Sri Lanka listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Sri Lanka has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

Examples include V. Yogeswaran and Sarojini Yogeswaran.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "Which famous people died in Sri Lanka?" and "Which celebrities died in Sri Lanka?" then this list will have you covered.

This list of historic deaths in Sri Lanka includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.
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