Marta Suplicy

RIO DE JANEIRO RJ /BRAZIL – JUNE 09: Suplicy during inauguration of the Media Center for World Cup 2014 on june 09 2014 in Rio de Janeiro. photo by Celso Pupo/

Birth Name: Marta Teresa Smith de Vasconcellos

Place of Birth: São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Date of Birth: March 18, 1945

*62.5% Italian
*34.375% Brazilian [Portuguese, including Azorean, possibly other]
*3.125% English

Marta Suplicy is a Brazilian politician and psychologist. She served as Mayor of São Paulo from 2001 to 2004, and as Brazilian Minister of Tourism between 2007 and 2008.

She is the daughter of Noêmia Fracalanza and Luís Affonso Smith de Vasconcellos. She has three children with her former husband, politician, economist, and professor Eduardo Suplicy. Among their children is musician Supla.

Marta’s paternal grandfather was Jaime Luís Smith de Vasconcellos (the son of Baron Rodolfo Smith de Vasconcellos and Eugênia Virgínia Ferreira Felício). Jaime was born in Rio de Janeiro. Marta’s great-grandfather Baron Rodolfo was born in Fortaleza, Ceará, the son of José Smith de Vasconcelos, who was born in Lisbon, Portugal, to a Portuguese father and to an English mother, from Worcester, Worcestershire; and of Francisca Carolina Mendes da Cruz Guimarães, who was Brazilian. Martha’s great-grandmother Eugênia was born in Rio de Janeiro, the daughter of Rodrigo Pereira Felício, who was Portuguese, and of Joanna Maria Ferreira, who was of Portuguese [including Azorean] descent.

Marta’s paternal grandmother was Anna/Ana Teresa Siciliano (the daughter of Alessandro Vincenzo Siciliano and Laura de Mello Coelho). Anna was born in Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brazil. Alessandro was born in San Nicola Arcella, province of Cosenza, Calabria, Italy, the son of Biagio Gaetano/Caetano Siciliano and Anna/Ana Teresa Alario. Laura was born in São Paulo, the daughter of João Fructuoso/Frutuoso Coelho, whose father was Azorean Portuguese, and whose mother was Brazilian; and of Ana Maria Ferraz de Mello.

Marta’s maternal grandfather was Eugenio Giulio Fracalanza (the son of Angelo Fracalanza and Maria Luigia Girardi). Eugenio was born in Piombino Dese, province of Padua, Veneto, Italy. Angelo was born in Piombino Dese, the son of Eugenio Fracalanza and Elena Cagnin. Maria Luigia was born in Morgano, province of Treviso, the daughter of Angelo Girardi and Lucia Montin.

Marta’s maternal grandmother was Leopoldina Beccato (the daughter of Giuseppe Beccato and Carolina de Grandi). Leopoldina was born in Adria, province of Rovigo, Veneto, Italy. Giuseppe was born in Ceregnano, province of Rovigo, the son of Vincenzo Beccato and Francesca Guarnieri. Carolina was the daughter of Gaetano de Grandi and Luigia Mazzon.

Sources: Genealogy of Marta Suplicy –

Genealogies of Marta’s parents –

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