D. R. Wijewardena

Businessperson, Deceased Person

1886 – 1950

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Who was D. R. Wijewardena?

Don Richard Wijewardena was a Sri Lankan press baron who was a leader in the Sri Lankan independence movement. A successful entrepreneur, he established Lake House newspapers and played a major role in the independence movement.

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Born
Feb 23, 1886
Sri Lanka
Religion
  • Theravada
Ethnicity
  • Sinhalese people
Nationality
  • Sri Lanka
Profession
Education
  • University of Cambridge
  • S. Thomas' College, Mount Lavinia
Died
1950

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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