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Dingiri Banda Wijetunga

1916 - 2008

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Sri Lankabhimanya Dingiri Banda Wijetunga (Sinhala: ඩිංගිරි බණ්ඩා විජේතුංග,Tamil: டிங்கிரி பண்ட விஜேதுங்க; 15 February 1916 – 21 September 2008) was the fourth President of Sri Lanka from 1 May 1993 to 12 November 1994, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka from 3 March 1989 to 7 May 1993 and the Governor of North Western province, Sri Lanka from 1988 to 1989. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dingiri Banda Wijetunga has received more than 116,302 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Dingiri Banda Wijetunga is the 13,422nd most popular politician (down from 11,881st in 2019), the 25th most popular biography from Sri Lanka (down from 22nd in 2019) and the 12th most popular Sri Lankan Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Dingiri Banda Wijetunga ranks 13,422 out of 15,710Before him are Ulla Schmidt, Einar Arnórsson, François Asselineau, BP Koirala, Andrei Kobyakov, and Atlanersa. After him are José Sánchez-Guerra y Martínez, Vasile Tarlev, John Delaney, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, Adnan Badran, and Juan José de Amézaga.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1916, Dingiri Banda Wijetunga ranks 221Before him are Nadya Nozharova, Ken Wharton, Yasuji Miyazaki, Paul Felix Schmidt, Herbert Friedman, and Roger Apéry. After him are I. J. Good, Dorothy Cheney, Kåre Holt, Frank Parker, George Montgomery, and Martha Raye. Among people deceased in 2008, Dingiri Banda Wijetunga ranks 262Before him are Jimmy Carl Black, Sam Manekshaw, William F. Buckley Jr., Bjørn Paulson, Ai Iijima, and Buddy Miles. After him are Frederick Seitz, Lilyan Chauvin, Sam Tingle, Julie Ege, Yegor Letov, and Tony Rolt.

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In Sri Lanka

Among people born in Sri Lanka, Dingiri Banda Wijetunga ranks 25 out of 39Before him are M. G. Ramachandran (1917), Maithripala Sirisena (1951), Malcolm Ranjith (1947), William Gopallawa (1896), Ranasinghe Premadasa (1924), and Ratnasiri Wickremanayake (1933). After him are Ranil Wickremesinghe (1949), Dudley Senanayake (1911), Frederick G. Donnan (1870), D. M. Jayaratne (1931), Duncan White (1918), and Bob Tisdall (1907).

Among POLITICIANS In Sri Lanka

Among politicians born in Sri Lanka, Dingiri Banda Wijetunga ranks 12Before him are D. S. Senanayake (1883), Gotabaya Rajapaksa (1949), Maithripala Sirisena (1951), William Gopallawa (1896), Ranasinghe Premadasa (1924), and Ratnasiri Wickremanayake (1933). After him are Ranil Wickremesinghe (1949), Dudley Senanayake (1911), D. M. Jayaratne (1931), and Alexander Khloponin (1965).