|57th and 60th Governor of Maranhão|
April 17, 2009 – December 10, 2014
|Vice Governor||João Alberto de Souza|
|Preceded by||Jackson Lago|
|Succeeded by||Arnaldo Melo|
January 1, 1995 – April 5, 2002
|Vice Governor||José Reinaldo Tavares|
|Preceded by||Ribamar Fiquene|
|Succeeded by||José Reinaldo Tavares|
|Senator for Maranhão|
February 1, 2003 – April 16, 2009
|Federal Deputy for Maranhão|
February 1, 1991 – December 15, 1994
|Born|| (1953-06-01) June 1, 1953 (age 66)|
São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil
|Political party||PDS (1980–1985)|
Jorge Murad Júnior (m. 1976)
|Children||Rafaela (born 1978)|
|Alma mater||University of Brasília|
Roseana Sarney Murad (born June 1, 1953 in São Luís, Maranhão) is a Brazilian politician and sociologist. She was the governor of the Brazilian state of Maranhão from 2009 to 2014. She is a member of the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party and daughter of former President and senator José Sarney.
Roseana has served in a number of elected offices, including congresswoman from 1991 to 1994, governor of Maranhão from 1995 to 2002 and senator from 2003 to 2009. She considered running for president in 2002, but a corruption scandal led to her withdrawal from the race on April 15, 2002.
- "Roseana Sarney Murad" (in Portuguese). Senado Federal. Archived from the original on 2010-12-09. Cite uses deprecated parameter
- Rohter, Larry (December 19, 2001). "Brazil's Unlikely Rising Star in Politics: a Woman". The New York Times.
- Gibb, Tom (April 14, 2002). "Brazil's woman candidate quits race". BBC News.
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