Bandaranaike, Sirimavo

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Name
Bandaranaike, Sirimavo Gender: F
born on 17 April 1916 at 15:40 (= 3:40 PM )
Place Balagoda, Ceylon, 6n00, 80e13
Timezone R4T h5e (is standard time)
Data source
Conflicting/unverified
Rodden Rating DD
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 27°05' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 17°04 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 25°15'



Portrait of Sirimavo Bandaranaike 
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Sirimavo Bandaranaike
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Biography

Ceylon politician, the first female Prime Minister of Ceylon. She was elected to the post in 1960, following her husband's assassination, and served until 1977. Born to a wealthy and aristocratic family, she married Bandaranaike and had three kids. When her husband was killed on 9/25/1959, she entered the political ring, working with the Party until 1964. The following year, her Party had a political split and she was defeated, but she was re-elected in 1970 and 1975.

Bandaranaike, 84, died of a heart attack 10/10/2000 shortly after casting her ballot in the parliamentary election that saw her daughter, President Chandrika Kumaratunga, gain enough seats to form a new coalition government. She was buried in state at Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Events

  • Death of Mate 25 September 1959 (Husband assassinated)
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  • Work : Gain social status 1960 (Elected Prime Minister of Ceylon)
  • Work : Gain social status 1970 (Re-elected as Prime Minister of Ceylon)

Source Notes

Church of Light quotes AFA, 2/1965, AQ, Summer/1965, gives the same, Ceylon time. Abayakoon in AQ, Fall/1960, gives 5:22 PM LT. Steinbrecher suggests Ratnapura, 80 E.24, 6 N.41

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (R.D. Bandaranaike)
  • Family : Relationship : Widowed (Husband assassinated)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three)
  • Vocation : Politics : Heads of state (Prime Minister of Ceylon)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Profiles Of Women