José Sarney

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José Sarney
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31st President of Brazil
In office
April 21, 1985 – March 14, 1990
Acting: March 15, 1985 – April 21, 1985
Vice PresidentNone
Preceded byJoão Figueiredo
Succeeded byFernando Collor de Mello
20th Vice President of Brazil
In office
March 15, 1985 – April 21, 1985
PresidentTancredo Neves (elect)
Preceded byAureliano Chaves
Succeeded byItamar Franco
President of the Federal Senate
In office
February 2, 2009 – February 1, 2013
Preceded byGaribaldi Alves Filho
Succeeded byRenan Calheiros
In office
February 1, 2003 – February 14, 2005
Preceded byRamez Tebet
Succeeded byRenan Calheiros
In office
February 2, 1995 – February 4, 1997
Preceded byHumberto Lucena
Succeeded byAntônio Carlos Magalhães
Senator for Amapá
In office
February 1, 1991 – February 1, 2015
Senator for Maranhão
In office
February 1, 1971 – March 15, 1985
48th Governor of Maranhão
In office
January 31, 1966 – May 14, 1970
Vice GovernorAntônio Dino
Preceded byNewton Bello
Succeeded byAntônio Dino
Federal Deputy for Maranhão
In office
June 6, 1955 – January 31, 1966
Personal details
Born
José Ribamar Ferreira de Araújo Costa

(1930-04-24) April 24, 1930 (age 89)
Pinheiro, Maranhão, Brazil
Political partyUDN (1955–1965)
ARENA (1965–1979)
PDS (1979–1985)
PFL (1985)
PMDB (1985–2017)
MDB (2017–present)
Spouse(s)
Marly Macieira (m. 1952)
ChildrenRoseana Sarney (b. 1953)
Fernando Sarney (b. 1955)
José Sarney Filho (b. 1957)
Alma materFederal University of Maranhão (UFMA)
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José Sarney de Araújo Costa (born 24 April 1930) is a Brazilian politician, lawyer, and writer. He was President of Brazil from 15 March 1985 to 15 March 1990.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Brooke, James (13 March 1990). "In Brazil, scathing criticism for the departing President". The New York Times. Retrieved 1 July 2010.