Sri Lanka

The 1906 malaria outbreak in Ceylon actually started in the early 1900s, but the first case was documented in 1906.

1960 saw the election of Sirimavo Bandaranaike as Ceylon's Prime Minister and the first time in world history that the heads of both state and government in a country were female.

In common with many democracies, the Sri Lankan government has three branches:

On July 20, 2022, Ranil Wickremesinghe was elected as the ninth President via a parliamentarian election.