List of Burgher people

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This is a list of notable Burgher people, who are a Eurasian ethnic group, historically from Sri Lanka, consisting for the most part of male-line descendants of European colonists from the 16th to 20th centuries (mostly Portuguese, Dutch, German and British) and local women, with some minorities of Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, French and Irish.

Academics[edit]

  • E.F.C. Ludowyk - Professor of English, Dean of the School of Arts, University of Ceylon
  • Prof. E.O.E. Pereira (1907–1988) - founding Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Ceylon; Vice Chancellor Peradeniya

Civil servants[edit]

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Authors[edit]

Journalists[edit]

Politics[edit]

Business people[edit]

Chefs[edit]

Musicians and entertainers[edit]

Fashion and models[edit]

Athletes[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About the Burghers". Burgher Association (Australia). Retrieved 12 December 2011.