Sir Ernest Desilva

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Birthday
26, 1887
Birthplace
Sri Lanka
Death Date
May 9, 1957 (69)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
26, 1887
Birthplace
Sri Lanka
Death Date
May 9, 1957 (69)

About

Sri Lankan banker and philanthropist who was considered the most prominent one of the 20th century.

Before Fame

He was born at the Royal Palace to a very wealthy family and attended Royal College, Colombo.

Trivia

He was a serious Buddhist and contributed to the advancement of Buddhism.

Family Life

He was married to Lady Evadne de Silva.

Associated With

He was knighted like singer Sir Elton John.