|61st Governor of Maranhão|
April 17, 2009 – December 10, 2014
|Succeeded by||Arnaldo Melo|
|Member of the Federal Senate
1 February 2003 – 16 April 2009
Serving with Edison, Cafeteira
|Preceded by||Alexandre Costa|
|Succeeded by||Bello Parga|
|Militant of PCdoB|
17 June 1975 – 20 December 1986
March 15, 1991 – December 28, 1994
June 1, 1953 |
São Luís, MA, Brazil
|Political party||PCdoB (1975-1990)
|Spouse(s)||Jorge Murad Júnior (1976—1988)
Jorge Murad Júnior (1995—current)
|Children||Rafaela Sarney (1978)|
|Alma mater||UnB (1974-1975)|
Roseana Ferreira Araújo da Costa Sarney Murad (born June 1, 1953 in São Luís, Maranhão) 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 senator and former president Sarney.
Roseana has served in a number of elected offices, including congresswoman from 1991 to 1994, governor of Maranhão from 1994 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 in April 15, 2002.
- "Roseana Sarney Murad" (in Portuguese). Senado Federal.
- 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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