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 Solomon Bandaranaike

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Solomon Bandaranaike

  • Birth 8 Jan 1899 Colombo, Western, Sri Lanka
  • Death 26 Sep 1959 Colombo, Western, Sri Lanka
  • Burial Kandy, Central, Sri Lanka
  • Memorial ID 10556667

Ceylon Prime Minister. He served as the Prime Minister of Ceylon (later Sri Lanka), from 1956 to 1959. After studying to become a lawyer in England, he became involved in politics and helped to establish the Sri Lanka Freedom Party and the Sinhala Maha Sabha in 1937, a movement to promote Sinhalese culture and community interests. He was assassinated by a dissident buddhist monk in 1959.

Bio by: Peterborough "K"

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Peterborough "K"
  • Added: 4 Mar 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10556667
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Solomon Bandaranaike (8 Jan 1899–26 Sep 1959), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10556667, citing Bandaranaike Family Estate, Kandy, Central, Sri Lanka ; Maintained by Find A Grave .