Sir Oliver Ernest Goonetilleke GCMG KCVO KBE (Sinhala:ශ්‍රිමත් ඔලිවර් ගුණතිලක) (20 October 1892 – 17 December 1978) was an important figure in the gradual independence of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) from Britain, and became the third Governor-General of Ceylon (1954-1962). He was the first Ceylonese individual to hold the vice-regal post.

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  • Sir Oliver Ernest Goonetilleke GCMG KCVO KBE (Sinhala:ශ්‍රිමත් ඔලිවර් ගුණතිලක) (20 October 1892 – 17 December 1978) was an important figure in the gradual independence of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) from Britain, and became the third Governor-General of Ceylon (1954-1962). He was the first Ceylonese individual to hold the vice-regal post. (en)
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  • Governor-General of Ceylon
  • Colonial Auditor
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  • 27th
  • 3rd
  • Minister of Finance
  • Minister of Home Affairs & Rural Development
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  • Ernie Goonetilleke
  • Joyce Wijesinghe
  • Shiela Sathananthan
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  • ඔලිවර් ගුණතිලක
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  • Esther Goonetilleke , Lady Phyllis Goonetilleke
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  • Sri Lankan politician (en)
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  • Sir Oliver Ernest Goonetilleke GCMG KCVO KBE (Sinhala:ශ්‍රිමත් ඔලිවර් ගුණතිලක) (20 October 1892 – 17 December 1978) was an important figure in the gradual independence of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) from Britain, and became the third Governor-General of Ceylon (1954-1962). He was the first Ceylonese individual to hold the vice-regal post. (en)
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