Category: Sri Lanka

Categories: Asia | Commonwealth of Nations

Name: Sri Lanka
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Sri Lanka is a South Asian island country in the Indian Ocean near south-east India, previously known as Ceylon. The following potential or actual subcategories reflect historical periods:

  • Portuguese Ceylon, 1506-1658
  • Dutch Ceylon (Zeylan), 1640-1796, administered by the Dutch East India Company
  • British Ceylon, 1815-1948
  • Dominion of Ceylan, 1948-1972
  • Republic of Sri Lanka, 1972 to present. also known as Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

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Person Profiles (7)

abt 26 Nov 1750 Negapatnam, Nederlands Ceylon - abt 17 Jul 1785
05 Apr 1843 Columbo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) - 30 Jan 1906 photo
18 Aug 1845 Sri Lanka, (Ceylon) - 01 Feb 1937 photo
16 Aug 1784 - 11 Jul 1853
25 May 1855 Langley Marsh, Buckinghamshire, England - 10 Feb 1942
05 Jan 1921 Fort Fairfield, Maine - 31 Oct 2012 photo
27 Mar 1820 Baghdad, Iraq - 21 Mar 1880




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