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Don Baron Jayatilaka

Sir Don Baron Jayatilaka (Sinhala:ශ්‍රිමත් දොන් බාරොන් ජයතිලක; 13 February 1868 – 29 May 1944) known as D.B. Jayatilaka was a Sri Lankan educationalist, statesmen and diplomat. [1]

39 relations: Ananda College, Bachelor of Arts, Bangalore, Baptists, Barrister, Berlin, Borella, Ceylon National Congress, Charles Webster Leadbeater, Colombo, Dharmaraja College, Donoughmore Commission, Education, Governor of Ceylon, Henry Steel Olcott, James Peiris, Jesus College, Oxford, Jurisprudence, Kandy, Kelaniya, Knight Bachelor, Legislative Council of Ceylon, Lincoln's Inn, List of Sri Lankan non-career diplomats, Master of Arts (Oxbridge and Dublin), Pali, Pettah, Sri Lanka, Politician, Ratmalane Sri Dharmaloka Thera, Sanskrit, Sinhalese language, Sri Lanka, State Council of Ceylon, Supreme Court of Sri Lanka, Theravada, University of Calcutta, Vidyalankara Pirivena, Wesley College, Colombo, 1915 Ceylonese riots.

Ananda College

Ananda College (Sinhala: ආනන්ද විද්‍යාලය), Colombo, is a national school for boys, with a student population exceeding 8,000 across 13 grades from primary to secondary classes, on a campus of in the suburb of Maradana.

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Bachelor of Arts

A Bachelor of Arts (BA, B.A., AB or A.B.), from the Latin artium baccalaureus or baccalarium artium is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts, the sciences, or both.

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Bangalore

Bangalore, officially known as Bengaluru, is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka.

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Baptists

Baptists are individuals who comprise a group of Christian denominations and churches that subscribe to a doctrine that baptism should be performed only for professing believers (believer's baptism, as opposed to infant baptism), and that it must be done by complete immersion (as opposed to affusion or sprinkling).

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Barrister

A barrister (also known as barrister-at-law or Bar-at-law) is a type of lawyer in common law jurisdictions with a split legal profession.

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Berlin

Berlin is the capital of Germany and one of the 16 states of Germany.

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Borella

Borella is the largest suburb in Colombo, Sri Lanka represented by divisional code 8.

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Ceylon National Congress

The Ceylon National Congress (CNC) was a Nationalist political party which was formed in Ceylon on 11 December 1919.

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Charles Webster Leadbeater

Charles Webster Leadbeater (16 February 1854 – 1 March 1934) was an influential member of the Theosophical Society, author on occult subjects and co-initiator with J. I. Wedgwood of the Liberal Catholic Church.

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Colombo

Colombo (Sinhala: කොළඹ, pronounced; கொழும்பு) is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka.

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Dharmaraja College

Dharmaraja College (ධර්මරාජ විද්‍යාලය), founded in 1887 is a premier Boys' School in Kandy, Sri Lanka.

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Donoughmore Commission

The Donoughmore Commission (DC) was responsible for the creation of the Donoughmore Constitution in effect between 1931–47 in Ceylon (now called Sri Lanka).

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Education

Education is the process of facilitating learning.

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Governor of Ceylon

The Governor of Ceylon can refer to historical vice-regal representatives of three colonial powers.

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Henry Steel Olcott

Colonel Henry Steel Olcott (කර්නල් ශ්‍රිමත් හෙන්රි ස්ටීල් ඔල්කට්) (2 August 1832 – 17 February 1907) was an American military officer, journalist, lawyer and the co-founder and first President of the Theosophical Society.

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James Peiris

Sir James Peiris (20 December 1856 – 1930), JP, was a prominent leader in the Sri Lankan independence movement and the first elected head (Vice-President) of the Legislative Council of Ceylon.

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Jesus College, Oxford

Jesus College (in full: Jesus College in the University of Oxford of Queen Elizabeth's Foundation) is one of the colleges of the University of Oxford in England.

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Jurisprudence

The word jurisprudence is derived from a latin maxim as referred 'jurisprudentia' but owes its origin to Rome.

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Kandy

Kandy (මහ නුවර Maha nuwara, pronounced; கண்டி, pronounced) is a major city in Sri Lanka, located in the Central Province, Sri Lanka.

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Kelaniya

Kelaniya is a suburb of Colombo city in Western Province, Sri Lanka.

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Knight Bachelor

The appointment of Knight Bachelor (Kt) is a part of the British honours system.

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Legislative Council of Ceylon

The Legislative Council of Ceylon was the legislative body of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) established in 1833, along with the Executive Council of Ceylon, on the recommendations of the Colebrooke-Cameron Commission.

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Lincoln's Inn

The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn is one of four Inns of Court in London to which barristers of England and Wales belong and where they are called to the Bar.

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List of Sri Lankan non-career diplomats

This is a list of Sri Lankan Non Career Diplomats, who have been appointed as Ambassadors, High Commissioners and Consul Generals, but are not diplomats by profession, meaning they are not from the Sri Lanka Foreign Service, but are from different professions and politicians.

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Master of Arts (Oxbridge and Dublin)

In the universities of Oxford, Cambridge and Dublin, Bachelors of Arts with Honours of these universities are promoted to the degree of Master of Arts or Master in Arts (MA) on application after six or seven years' seniority as members of the university (including years as an undergraduate).

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Pali

Pali is a Prakrit language native to the Indian subcontinent.

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Pettah, Sri Lanka

Pettah is a neighborhood in Colombo, Sri Lanka located east of the City centre Fort.

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Politician

A politician (from Classical Greek πόλις, "polis") is a person holding or seeking an office within a government, usually by means of an election, voted for either by people or by a definitive group in the government.

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Ratmalane Sri Dharmaloka Thera

Ratmalane Sri Dharmaloka Thera (May 28, 1828 – August 15, 1885) was a scholar Buddhist monk who lived in the 19th century in Sri Lanka.

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Sanskrit

Sanskrit (Sanskrit: or, originally, "refined speech") is the primary sacred language of Hinduism, a philosophical language in Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism, and a literary language that was in use as a lingua franca in Greater India.

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Sinhalese language

Sinhalese, known natively as Sinhala (සිංහල), is the native language of the Sinhalese people, who make up the largest ethnic group in Sri Lanka, numbering about 16 million.

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (or; Sinhalese Śrī Laṃkāva, Tamil Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and known from the beginning of British colonial rule until 1972 as Ceylon, is an island country in South Asia near south-east India.

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State Council of Ceylon

The State Council of Ceylon was the unicameral legislature for Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), established in 1931 by the Donoughmore Constitution.

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Supreme Court of Sri Lanka

The Supreme Court of Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨාධිකරණය) is the highest court of Sri Lanka.

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Theravada

Theravāda (Pali, literally "school of the elder monks") is a branch of Buddhism that uses the teaching of the Pāli Canon, a collection of the oldest recorded Buddhist texts, as its doctrinal core, but also includes a rich diversity of traditions and practices that have developed over its long history of interactions with various cultures and communities.

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University of Calcutta

The University of Calcutta (কলকাতা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়; informally known as Calcutta University or CU) is a public state university located in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), West Bengal, India established on 24 January 1857.

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Vidyalankara Pirivena

Vidyalankara Pirivena is one of the largest Buddhist pirivenas in Sri Lanka.

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Wesley College, Colombo

Wesley College, Colombo, popularly known as "Wesley" or "WCC" is a private school providing primary and secondary education in Sri Lanka.

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1915 Ceylonese riots

The 1915 Ceylonese riots (also known as the 1915 anti-Muslim riots or the 1915 Buddhist Mohammedan riots or the 1915 Sinhalese Muslim riots) was an widespread and prolonged ethnic riot in the island of Ceylon between Sinhalese Buddhists and the Ceylon Moors and the brutal suppression of it by the British colonial authorities.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_Baron_Jayatilaka

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