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Dr. Cristopher William Wijekoon Kannangara (Sinhala ආචාර්ය ක්‍රිස්ටෝෆර් විලියම් විජේකෝන් කන්නන්ගර; 13 October 1884 – 23 September 1969) was a Sri Lankan lawyer and a politician. Rising up the ranks of Sri Lanka's movement for independence in the early part of the 20th century, he became the first Minister of Education in the State Council of Ceylon, and was instrumental in introducing extensive reforms to the country's education system that opened up education to children from all levels of society.

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  • Crestoper William Wijeyekoon Kannangara (* 13. Oktober 1884 in Randombe, Südprovinz; † 23. September 1956) war ein sri-lankischer Anwalt und Politiker. Er war maßgeblich an der sri-lankischen Unabhängigkeitsbewegung beteiligt und schließlich von 1937 bis 1946 der erste Bildungsminister von Sri Lanka. Am Parakramabahu Central College in Polgahawela (Nordwestprovinz) wurde eine Büste zu Ehren Kannangaras errichtet.
  • Dr. Cristopher William Wijekoon Kannangara (Sinhala ආචාර්ය ක්‍රිස්ටෝෆර් විලියම් විජේකෝන් කන්නන්ගර; 13 October 1884 – 23 September 1969) was a Sri Lankan lawyer and a politician. Rising up the ranks of Sri Lanka's movement for independence in the early part of the 20th century, he became the first Minister of Education in the State Council of Ceylon, and was instrumental in introducing extensive reforms to the country's education system that opened up education to children from all levels of society.
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  • Wewala, Hikkaduwa
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