Marisa Letícia Lula da Silva

Birth Name: Marisa Letícia Rocco Casa

Date of Birth: April 7, 1950

Place of Birth: São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo, Brazil

Date of Death: February 2, 2017

Place of Death: São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Ethnicity: Brazilian [Italian]

Marisa Letícia Lula da Silva was the First Lady of Brazil, from 2003 to 2011. She was the second wife of the 35th President of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. The couple have four children.

Marisa was born in São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo, the daughter of Antônio João Casa and Regina Rocco. They were both first-generation Brazilians, born in Brazil. Her paternal grandparents were born in Palazzago, in the province of Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy. Her maternal grandparents were also from Lombard.

Marisa’s paternal grandfather was named Giovanni Casa.

Marisa’s paternal grandmother was named Carolina Gambirasio.

Marisa’s maternal grandfather was named Mariano Rocco.

Marisa’s maternal grandmother was named Giovanna Boff.

Sources: (in Italian) (in Portuguese)

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