Senanayake, Dudley Shelton

Senanayake, Dudley Shelton:

see under Senanayake, Don StephenSenanayake, Don Stephen
, 1884–1952, prime minister (1947–52) of Ceylon (later Sri Lanka). He entered politics in 1922 and became a prominent leader before founding the United National party (UNP) in 1946 and leading Ceylon to independence from Great Britain in 1948.
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