Nicholas Attygalle

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Professor
Sir Nicholas Attygalle
KBE FRCS FRCOG
President of the Senate of Ceylon
In office
1953-1960
First Ceylonese Vice Chancellor of the University of Ceylon
Personal details
Born July 14, 1894
Died 27 March 1970(1970-03-27) (aged 75)
Nationality Ceylonese
Spouse(s) Lady Conita Attygalle
Children Lakshman Attygalle, FRCS,
Anjula Wijesinghe
Alma mater Royal College Colombo,
Ceylon Medical College
Occupation Academic
Profession Physician

Sir Nicholas Attygalle, KBE, FRCS, FRCOG (14 July 1894 – 27 March 1970) was a Ceylonese academic, surgeon and a Senator. He was the President of the Senate of Ceylon from 1953 to 1960. He was the first Ceylonese Vice Chancellor of the University of Ceylon, where his nickname was "Iron Vice Chancellor".