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  1. Don Stephen Senanayake ( Sinhala: දොන් ස්ටීවන් සේනානායක,; Tamil: டி. எஸ். சேனநாயக்கா; 21 October 1884 – 22 March 1952) was a Ceylonese statesman. He was the first Prime Minister of Ceylon having emerged as the leader of the Sri Lankan independence movement that led to the establishment of self-rule in Ceylon.

  2. D. S. Senanayake, (born Oct. 20, 1884, Colombo, Ceylon [now Sri Lanka]—died March 22, 1952, Colombo), first prime minister of Ceylon (1947–52) when the country became independent of Great Britain. Brought up as a devout Buddhist, Senanayake remained in that faith but was educated at the Anglican St. Thomas College in Colombo.

  3. Dudley Shelton Senanayake ( Sinhala: ඩඩ්ලි ශෙල්ටන් සේනානායක: Tamil: டட்லி சேனநாயக்கா; 19 June 1911 – 13 April 1973), was a Sri Lankan statesman who served as Prime Minister of Ceylon from 1952 to 1953 (first term as the second prime minister of Ceylon), in 1960 (second term) and from 1965 to 1970 (third term) and Leader of the Opposition from 19...

  4. Don Stephen Senanayake (Sinhala: දොන් ස්ටීවන් සේනානායක; 20 October 1884 – 22 March 1952) was an independence activist. He was the first Prime Minister of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) from 1947 to 1952. Early life. He was born in the village Botale.

  5. Father of the Nation. D. S. Senanayake (1884-1952) “He was a man of great personal strength of character, yet of profound humanity and humility, unspoiled by the high distinctions he enjoyed. He belonged to the soil and all things of the soil.

  6. Sep 11, 2021 · Who is D.S. Senanayake? Don Stephan Senanayake or D.S, as he was famous among Lankans, was a respected personality for several specialties during the history of Sri Lanka. He was one of those Sri Lankan leaders, with true dedication who shed sweat for the betterment of this precious Island.

  7. Oct 11, 2022 · Here are the top 10 astonishing facts about D. S. Senanayake. 1. Their Family Owned A Granite Mine. Don Stephen was born on 21st October 1884 at Bottle, Mirigama in Sri Lanka. His parents were Don Spater Senanayake, an entrepreneur in the granite mining industry and philanthropic, and Dona Catherina Elizabeth Perera Gunasekera Senanayake.

  8. Oct 20, 2014 · D.S. was born on October 20, 1884 at the Botale Walawwa. His Father; Mudliyar Don Spater Senanayake married Catherine Senanayake from Kehelella. They were blessed with four children -- daughter ...

  9. Home to sons that makes Lanka proud.... D. S. Senanayake College is one of the premiere educational institutes in Sri Lanka. With the short span of history of 40 years it has been able to gain many achievements of excellence both in the academic and non academic fields , locally and internationally to be proud as a truly multi ethnic, multi ...

  10. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). D. S. Senanayake is the 13,297th most popular politician (down from 10,494th in 2019), the 21st most popular biography from Sri Lanka (down from 16th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Sri Lankan Politician.

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