José Martiniano Pereira de Alencar

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José Martiniano Pereira de Alencar
Governor of Ceará Bandeira do Ceará.svg
In office
October 6, 1834 – November 25, 1837
October 20, 1840 - April 6, 1841
Preceded by Inácio Correia de Vasconcelos (1834)
João Facundo de Castro Meneses (1837)
Succeeded by João Facundo de Castro Meneses (1840)
João Facundo de Castro Meneses (1841)
Personal details
Born (1794-10-16)16 October 1794
Crato, Ceará, Colonial Brazil
Died 15 March 1860(1860-03-15) (aged 65)
Rio de Janeiro City, Rio de Janeiro, Empire of Brazil
Occupation Politician, journalist, priest

José Martiniano Pereira de Alencar (October 16, 1794 — March 15, 1860) was a Brazilian politician, journalist and priest, father of famous Brazilian novelist José de Alencar and diplomat Leonel Martiniano de Alencar, the Baron of Alencar.

A member of the Pernambucan Revolt alongside his mother Bárbara Pereira de Alencar and brothers Tristão Gonçalves and Carlos José dos Santos, and a member of the Confederation of the Equator, he was senator of Ceará and later its governor, from 1834 to 1837, and again from 1840 to 1841.

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