List of people on stamps of Sri Lanka

This is a list of people on the postage stamps of Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon.

The list is complete through 1980.

Ceylon (through 1972)

*Solomon Bandaranaike, prime minister (1961)

*Ananda Coomaraswamy (1971)

*Anagarika Dharmapala, Buddhist missionary (1964)

*Edward VII of the United Kingdom (1903)
*Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom (1953)

*George V of the United Kingdom (1912)
*George VI of the United Kingdom (1937)
*Alexander Ekanayake Goonesingha, trade unionist, politician (1969)

*D. B. Jayatilaka, Buddhist scholar (1968)

*Sir John Kotelawala, prime minister (1956)

*Vladimir Lenin, Soviet leader (1971)

*Cumaratunga Munidasa (1971)

*Arumuga Navalar (1971)

*Henry S. Olcott, Buddhist reformer (1967)

*Edward Henry Pedris, patriot (1971)
*E. W. Perera, legislator (1969)

*Anada Rajakaruna (1971)

*D. S. Senanayake, prime minister (1949, 1966, 1968)
*Charles Henry de Soysa, philanthropist (1971)

*S. Mahinda Thero (1971)
*Hikaduwe Sri Sumangala Nayaka Thero, educator (1959)
*Ratmalane Sri Dharmaloka Nayake Thero, educator (1959)

*Victoria of the United Kingdom (1857)

Sri Lanka (from 1972)

*Veera Puran Appu, revolutionary (1978)
*Ponnambalam Arunachalam, educator (1977)

*Sirimavo Bandaranaike, prime minister (1976)
*Solomon Bandaranaike, prime minister (1973, 1974)
*Alexander Graham Bell, inventor (1976)
*Sir Ernest de Silva, Philantrophist
*Rowland Hill, postal reformer (1979)

*Mohammed Cassim Siddi Lebbe, lawyer, educator, journalist (1977)

*Henry S. Olcott, Buddhist reformer (1980)

*Ponnambalam Ramanathan, lawyer, educator (1975)
*A. Ratnayake, educator (1980)

*D. S. Senanayake, prime minister (1979)
*George E. da Silva, politician (1980)
*Piyadasa Sirisena, patriot, writer (1979)

*Rahula Thero, poet (1977)

*Swami Vipulananda, philosopher (1979)

*Devapura Jayasena Wimalasurendra, engineer (1975)


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